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...

Dr. Patrick L. Plaisance

Patrick Lee Plaisance joined Colorado State University in 2002. He worked as a journalist at numerous American newspapers for nearly 15 years in Virginia, New Jersey, California and Florida, and received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University. His research focuses on media ethics theory, moral psychology, journalism values and media...

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...
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Jeff Haden, Featured Speaker

Jeff Haden is a ghostwriter, speaker, LinkedIn Influencer, contributing editor to Inc., and the author of The Motivation Myth, a book that will be published in January by Penguin Random House. The Motivation Myth overturns the beloved (but false) idea that motivation leads to success; instead, small successes lead...
‘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...
2018 NENPA Winter Convention Bettering journalists’ abilities to cover disabilities of others By Kaitlyn Mangelinkx Bulletin Correspondent John Voket, associate editor of The Newtown (Conn.) Bee, received a mass email note last year to U.S. journalists that sparked an idea to help fellow journalists. The note read, in part: “Fully one in five people (56...

David D’Arcangelo

Diagnosed with a rare eye disease that left him legally blind at a young age, David D’Arcangelo has built successful careers in both the public and private sectors and now serves the Baker-Polito Administration as the Director of the Massachusetts Office on Disability. David is passionate about promoting a better...

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...