‘The press is to serve the governed, not the governors.’ -- Jane Mayer, Writer, The New Yorker NEFAC award recipients rewarded for doggedly seeking public records, truth By Rebekah Patton Bulletin Correspondent Recipients of honors at the New England First Amendment Coalition’s 2018 awards luncheon did not err on the side of caution...
‘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...

Al Getler

Al Getler has worked with nearly 100 New England publications and has served as publisher of five daily and four weekly newspapers. As publisher of The Eagle-Tribune (North Andover), his team reinvented their website and apps as early adapters bringing the mobile readership to above 50% as early as...
NENPA’s 2018 convention features a new site, lots of new ideas for innovation By Jess DeWitt Bulletin Staff One change for the annual New England Newspaper and Press Association winter convention this year was its location. It was held for the first time at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in South Boston. But the more...

2018 Hall of Fame

New Hall of Famers praise peers, recall careers fondly By Jess DeWitt Bulletin Staff The latest members to join the New England Newspaper Hall of Fame nominations emerged from the biggest crop of nominees in the Hall’s history. Although the competition was stiffer, the new members echoed some of the same themes heard...

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...

Celebration time!

Celebration time!

Featured Speaker: Jeff Haden

Every challenge is an opportunity, and I know that sounds like a cliché, but that’s where most new industries, or new companies, or new successes, come from. (It) is when someone picks a new challenge and says, “How do I do that differently than what other people are doing?”...

Link McKie

Link McKie is a longtime newspaperman who in recent years has added consulting and teaching to his career. McKie began his career in journalism in 1970 as a regional reporter for the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, Mass. In 20 years there, he was also a general assignment and city...
‘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...