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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...

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,...
‘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...

Sean Corcoran

Sean Corcoran is an award-winning print and radio journalist and the Senior Managing Editor for News at WGBH News in Boston. Corcoran is a graduate of The George Washington University and the Columbia University School of Journalism. For the first nine years of his career, Corcoran worked as a...
Focus on people, sources two keys to enlivening local government coverage  By Nadine El-Bawab Bulletin Correspondent Even though reader interest in local government coverage has waned, it is still important for readers and an important obligation of journalists, according to panelists at the New England Newspaper and Press Association’s recent winter convention. The panelists...

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...

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...

Liz Worthington

Liz manages API's program to help publishers create data-driven content strategies. She joined API after nearly 10 years as a reporter and editor for various newspapers and digital platforms. Just before joining the team, Liz served as the Senior Editorial Trainer for Patch.com where she built an editorial curriculum that focused...

Frank Phillips

Frank Phillips is a veteran Massachusetts political journalist, having covered Massachusetts politics and state government for the Boston Globe since 1987. He has been at the center of most every major political story, campaign, and scandal in the last nearly four decades. He has written extensively about the careers...