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Presenting the 16th Annual Muzzle Awards

By Dan Kennedy, assistant professor of journalism, Northeastern University When The Boston Phoenix ceased publication in March, I started casting about for a new home for the Muzzle Awards — an annual Fourth of July round-up of outrages against free speech in New England that I began writing in 1998, when I was on staff […]

Maine’s $36,000 e-mail stash

By Naomi Schalit, executive director and senior reporter, The Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting On Sept. 9, Jack Cashman, chairman of the Maine Public Utilities Commission, called me to apologize for requiring that the Center pay $36,000 to see emails of the commission’s former chairman. It was a surprising and gratifying end to a […]