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Seattle Times director of journalism initiatives
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Hear from journalists who covered Occupy Hong Kong in a Google Hangout on Sunday at 7a Pacific / 10a Eastern / 10p HK
Umbrellas defending from tear gas. Songs of freedom echoing in rainstorms. Tent cities springing up.  Smartphone lights dancing in the air. These are the sights and sounds of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests that have gripped this city for more than half a month. Media coverage has come fast and furious but how fair and how well have the protests been covered? What questions still must be asked?

Join AAJA Asia for an online discussion on Google Hangout with local, on-the-ground journalists covering Hong Kong's unprecedented pro-democracy protests:

Speakers:
- Erik MAK Ka Wai, Producer, Presenter, Public and Current Affairs Section, Radio Television Hong Kong
- Leon Lee, Web Editor, Young Post, South China Morning Post
- Shirley Yam, Vice-chairperson, Hong Kong Journalists Association

Host
- Zela Chin, Senior Producer/Reporter, News & Information Services, Television Broadcasts

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Join our Seattle Times On-Air Hangout at noon today about how to get mental-health patients the care they need in Washington state.
The Seattle Times editorial board started a conversation on the mental-health challenges facing Washington state with an editorial series this weekend. The exploration of these issues will continue through the week with guest columns, reader perspectives and a video Google+ Hangout
at noon Thursday. 

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This is a Seattle Times Opinion chat to talk about challenges college graduates are facing.

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Are you a recent college grad? Join our hangout at 12p PDT today on surviving after college. 
Stressed about graduating and finding a job? Wondering how to survive after college? Let's talk. Join our on-air video hangout on Google+ on Tuesday at noon with Seattle Times guest opinion writer Raffi Wineburg and share your experience and opinions.

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SoCal writers, community leaders: I'm doing an LA session Saturday with Rachel Uranga on how to "Share Your Story with Guest Opinion Columns." Join us by registering for V3con, a digital media conference.

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5 journalism trends to watch in Asia -- takeaways from AAJA Asia's media conference #N3Con  

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Join us for a Seattle Times Opinion Hangout about the plans to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in Seattle. 

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Hangout On Air at 12:30pm today! Talk with Seattle Times Education Lab and teachers on how they turned a high-porverty school into one of the state's best.
Join Brendan Jeffreys and Michael Fitzgerald of the Auburn School District for a discussion about the remarkable turnaround at Gildo Rey Elementary. Seattle Times reporter Linda Shaw will moderate the discussion. We welcome your questions! 

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When you're a white American married to a minority Muslim... op-ed by Krista Bremer
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