The New England First Amendment Coalition is seeking applications for a pair of annual awards to recognize both private citizens and professional journalists who aggressively advance the people’s knowledge of what government is doing – or failing to do – on their behalf.
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.
Anthony Lewis, the first recipient of the Stephen Hamblett First Amendment Award, has died. Lewis’s wife, Margaret H. Marshall, a retired chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, told The New York Times that Lewis, 85, the cause was complications from renal and heart failure.
Martin Baron Urges Crowd To Practice “Fearless Journalism,” To Tell “The Plain Truth” and to Hold All Institutions Accountable to Public Scrutiny
BOSTON — February 10, Martin Baron, editor of The Boston Globe, stood before a crowd of 230 journalists, lawyers, publishers, writers, students and others to receive the second annual Stephen Hamblett First Amendment Award. His leadership of The Globe and The Miami Herald had already earned him two “Editor of the Year” awards first by […]