Category Archives: CT Mirror

A new kind of newspaper severance: Help laid-off journalists be entrepreneurs and partners

As I was packing for a trip north to speak at the Maine Press Association convention this weekend about our Newsroom Cafe project in Connecticut, this story came across my Twitter feed this morning. The Portland Press Herald, my hometown … Continue reading

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Partnering our way back to relevance

My newspaper is following through on what I speculated about in a previous post, that partnerships with new media can supplement, maybe even replace, state coverage from The Associated Press. We now have agreements with CT Watchdog, a Web site … Continue reading

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Partnerships must replace AP for certain news coverage

The Associated Press long ago stopped doing a good job providing coverage of state government. And over the past five to 10 years, newspapers have also scaled way back or eliminated Statehouse coverage completely. And even the state government coverage … Continue reading

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