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.
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.
Deadline extended to Jan. 14 for NEFAC awards to citizen, journalist who advanced the public’s right to know
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The New England First Amendment Coalition is extending to Jan. 14 the entry deadline on new awards to private citizens and professional journalists who advanced the public’s right to know in 2012. Rosanna Cavanagh, NEFAC executive director, said the fact the awards were introduced only last month and the amount of interest [...]