Measure to protect Vt. journalists, confidential sources signed into law

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has signed legislation designed to protect journalists from having to give up their confidential sources and prevent government officials from...

Open government is key to honest government

When government fails, it’s the rare public official who says, “Oops. My fault.” That’s human nature, particularly for officials...

Fist Five Perspective: What if the nation’s founders had been able to tweet?

The nation’s founders didn’t have access to today’s social media – but what if they had? Of course, they took good advantage of the media...

Entries due January 28 for 2022 News Leader Association Awards

The News Leaders Association (NLA) announced on Dec. 10 that it is accepting submissions for the 2022 News Leaders Association Awards with a deadline...

2022 NENPA Convention: Funding Journalism with Innovative News Labs

On April 29, 2022, during the NENPA convention in Boston, attendees were introduced to the concept of Funding Journalism with Innovative News Labs and...

Recognizing the importance of open government during Sunshine Week March 13-19

As journalists, we rely on open government and freedom of information principles to keep the public informed about its government. Too often, though, we...

Our-Hometown to host interview with the lawyers behind the Google/Facebook Anti-Trust Lawsuit

Our-Hometown announced that they will be hosting a live interview with Paul Farrell Jr. of Farrell & Fuller, LLC and Bob Fitzsimmons of Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC, two of the...

Report for America opens newsroom applications, expands opportunity to hire more journalists

The deadline for news organizations interested in partnering with Report for America to host emerging and experienced journalists in their newsrooms is Sept. 30. Report for America...

Journalism Education Foundation of New England Scholarship Applications Deadline Is March 28th

Each year the New England Newspaper and Press Association awards up to 10 scholarships to aspiring journalists through the Journalism Education Foundation of New...

The Boston Globe wins EPPY award for best daily newspaper website

Editor & Publisher announced the 2021 EPPY Award Winners & Finalists on November 1. The Boston Globe won best daily newspaper website (1 million or...