Heidi Flood

Heidi Flood is Strategic Lead, Partnerships & Outreach for Boston Globe Media. Flood researches, develops and drives opportunities for the Globe to work in partnership with nonprofits, foundations and other organizations to support public service journalism initiatives. Prior to joining the Globe, Flood worked at Bain Capital, where she managed several of the firm's...

Barbara Walsh

Barbara Walsh is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has worked for newspapers in Ireland, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida. While working at the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune, Walsh reported on first-degree killer William Horton Jr. and Massachusetts' flawed prison furlough system. The series changed state sentencing laws and won a...
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...

Janine Weisman

Janine Weisman has been an adjunct professor and journalism faculty adviser to the student newspaper at Roger Williams University since 2013. She is an independent journalist after having spent 25 years at The Newport Daily News, including 13 years as editor of...
Fighting the ‘firehose of falsehood’ By Kaitlyn Mangelinkx Bulletin Correspondent “Fear has a lot to do with what people believe and why they believe it.” Jane Elizabeth, director of accountability journalism at the American Press Institute, used that quote to begin her session, “Reaching the ‘fact-resistant’: How to engage partisan audiences through trust and...

Dan Cotter

Dan Cotter is a seasoned newspaper industry expert who advises publishers on contemporary approaches to community journalism and revenue generation. As part of this, he provides hands-on leadership in planning and executing strategic initiatives to attract, serve, and monetize their audiences. He...
This year 600 newspaper professionals turned out for the 2019 New England Newspaper Convention. The two-day event was packed with expert speakers, training sessions, awards celebrations, Casino Night and a gripping interview with keynote speaker Jason Rezaian. Congratulations to our award winners and thank you to all the speakers and...

Paul Lambert

Paul Lambert is a sophomore at Franklin Pierce University and directs the school’s political reporting arm, PoliticsFitzU. He has been published in the Boston Herald, made appearances on WMUR, and created news packages for NBC10 Boston. Lambert also broadcasts sporting events for...
How social media teams can and should combat fake news By Jess DeWitt Bulletin Staff In an era beleaguered by fake news, having a strong social media team is the best way for newsrooms to combat the spreading of misinformation, according to Jane Elizabeth, director of accountability journalism for American Press Institute in...