Christopher Goffard

Christopher Goffard is an author and a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. He is the writer and host of the podcast “Dirty John,” which has been downloaded more than 10 million times and spent a month atop the Apple podcast charts. He shared in the 2011 Pulitzer...
‘The people who I have found to be the sharpest and most interesting are people who have moved around a lot ... Conversely the people who have been the worst to work with are people who went to one place and stayed there. I think you take a job...
Protecting public notices by making them a public service By Kaitlyn Mangelinkx Bulletin Correspondent “Here’s an oxymoron -- trusted politician.” The source of that comment, Ed Henninger, sees public notices as a tool for keeping public officials accountable. But as many newspapers have fallen onto hard economic times, public notices are becoming something else...

Jane Elizabeth

Jane is the director of accountability journalism at the American Press Institute. She joined API in 2014, arriving from the Washington Post where she was deputy Metro editor/digital. She also has been an editor and reporter at four other metropolitan newspapers including the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Virginian-Pilot; and...

Celebration time!

Celebration time!
‘There is a value to good copy editing, now more than ever. If your copy is not clean, it raises doubts in the reader’s mind. ‘If they can’t spell this correctly, or if the style is inconsistent throughout a story, is their story inconsistent?’ In this highly charged political...
By Julia Hutchins Bulletin Correspondent Sexual assault has become an increasingly prevalent topic in the news, especially with the current #metoo movement. That doesn’t make it any easier to write about or to talk to people about, as panelists discussed at a session on “Reporting on Sexual Assault: The journalistic, emotional...

NEFAC Awards Luncheon

Jane Mayer will receive the New England First Amendment Coalition‘s 2018 Stephen Hamblett First Amendment Award.  Mayer, a writer for The New Yorker since 1995, covers politics, culture, and national security for the magazine. Mayer is perhaps best known for her accountability journalism and her ability to expose the underpinnings...

Convention Scenery

Convention Scenery Speaker moments... They included times of quiet reflection, speakers as seen from the audience's perspective, and shadowy scenes framed by the low light for video displays.   Audience moments... A time for expressions of appreciation, for questions,   Celebratory moments... The audience and award winners found multiple ways to react to the joy of victory,...

Nancy West

Veteran journalist Nancy West founded the nonprofit New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism, which publishes the daily online news website InDepthNH. org three years ago. (Take a minute and bookmark your phone and computer, yes, right now, and click often, please.) West shares all original news reporting with other...