I attended the spirited hearing at the State House on the proposed Massachusetts shield bill, before the Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary. The bill is titled the “Free Flow of Information Act,” H.1553, described as “An Act providing against compelled disclosure of certain information by the news media.”
The “relentless focus” on building an audience must not overwhelm digital journalism’s obligation to report complex issues and investigate public and private corruption, GlobalPost co-founder and CEO Philip Balboni said Wednesday.
The New England First Amendment Coalition awards luncheon whited out by the February blizzard will be held April 10 at the Seaport Boston Hotel.
The New England First Amendment Coalition on Feb. 8 will celebrate the retired firefighter who helped win a $53 million health insurance refund for New Hampshire public employees, the reporterwho exposed misdeeds in a Connecticut police department and the lifetime achievements of NECN founder and GlobalPost co-founder Philip Balboni.