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Digital Journalism Must Focus on Traditional Media Virtues, Balboni Tells NEFAC Luncheon

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.

NEFAC Luncheon Honoring Balboni, Citizen Award Winners Set for April 10 at Seaport Boston Hotel

The New England First Amendment Coalition awards luncheon whited out by the February blizzard will be held April 10 at the Seaport Boston Hotel.

Luncheon celebrates successes and supports NEFAC’s open-government mission

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.

NH firefighters’ union chief, Hartford Courant reporter win new NEFAC Awards

 PROVIDENCE, R.I. - One pursued a nine-year crusade that yielded an order refunding $53 million to New Hampshire public employees. The other cracked a shell of silence to expose misconduct in the New Britain, Conn., Police Department. Both are being recognized by the New England First Amendment Coalition with first-time presentations: David Lang, a retired firefighter and president of  The […]