Fall conference round table reflects on handling public safety agency handlers

Fall conference round table reflects on handling public safety agency handlers By NENPA Vice President John Voket Associate Editor - The Newtown Bee (CT) Looking around the sparsely...

Ex-AP top editor advises journalists to engage with readers, do investigations

Ex-AP top editor advises journalists to engage with readers, do investigations By Jesse Goodman Bulletin Correspondent Kathleen Carroll, former executive editor and senior vice president of The...

Panelists share tips on how to enlist, engage news sources

‘Face to face … you have more time to improvise and explain your reasoning. Find common ground, do your homework and don’t ask the...

Watchdog reporters: How to dig deep for in-depth stories

Watchdog reporters: How to dig deep for in-depth stories By Nadine El-Bawab Bulletin Correspondent “Get closer to the big story using a series of small stories; by doing...

Creating narrative tension

Bulletin photos by Daniel McLoone ‘Narrative tension is something that informs everything. It’s the one thing that completely distinguishes narrative writing from other conventional article...

There are no dumb questions, and other interviewing advice

Bulletin photos by Nadine El-Bawab  ‘This is not personal; we have questions to ask. I’m not trying to be a jerk, but I’m not trying...

Like mac ’n’ cheese, papers due for resurgence

Jim Stasiowski Writing Writing coach Jim Stasiowski welcomes your questions or comments. Call him at (775) 354-2872 or write to: 2499 Ivory Ann Drive Sparks, Nev. 89436.Maybe I was just...

We’re a big part of the fix for ‘junk news’

Gene Policinski Inside the First Amendment Gene Policinski is chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and senior vice president of the Institute’s First Amendment Center....

Transitions

CONNECTICUT Woody Klein has retired as a news columnist for the Westport News after 50 years. Klein’s career began as a reporter for the Mount...

Obituaries

Melvin Stone Melvin Stone, 96, of Portland, Maine, died Nov. 17 at the Cedars retirement community in Portland. After service in the Army, Stone purchased Rumford...