The First Amendment Right to Protest Has Limits

We often use our free speech rights at the top of our lungs and in public spaces to protest loudly, proudly and...

MA Legislature Sends Journalism Commission to Governor’s Desk

BOSTON (1/8/2021) -- State Representative Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead) and State Senator Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) announced Thursday the inclusion of their journalism commission...

Attention New England Organizations – SPJ Foundation Grant Applications Open

The Society of Professional Journalists Foundation awards about $300,000 in grant monies annually. In the past, some of these...

Newspapers and the 2021 Stimulus Package

The law firm of Sternberg, Naccari & White has been on the front line of the Cares Act and its implications...

Entries Open For SPJ Mark of Excellence Awards in Student Journalism

Annually, the Society of Professional Journalists presents the Mark of Excellence Awards, honoring the best in student...

Report for America 2021-2022 New England Newsrooms

Report for America announced on Dec. 8 the selection of 64 new local news organizations as host newsroom partners, 14 are located in New England.

December Obituaries 2020

CONNECTICUT Chuck Burghardt Henry Heinz Katten Gloria Cole Sugarman Robert L. Wells, Sr. MAINE None Reported MASSACHUSETTS Luke Charles Laura Griffin Robert W. Keeley Andrew S.D. Lindsay Stephen Emmett Lyons Sandra L. Scafidi Keith R. Sikes James Worsham NEW HAMPSHIRE Dorothy...

Celebrate the 229th birthday of Freedom of the Press and the Bill of Rights...

The New England Newspaper & Press Association and New England First Amendment Coalition are excited to partner on an ad campaign, provided by the Free Speech Center,...

2020 Local Media Digital Innovation Awards

The Local Media Association announced that the 2020 Local Media Digital Innovation Awards are open for entry....

Congress passes legislation honoring fallen journalists

The Fallen Journalists Memorial (FJM) Foundation thanked the U.S. Senate on Dec. 3 for passing bipartisan legislation...