Category Archives: CT Watchdog

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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How’s this? Partner with one of your critics

Our first experiment with the type of partnership I talked about in an earlier post is getting a great reception from readers. George Gombossy, a former business editor and longtime journalist at the Hartford Courant, has taken his hard-charging and … Continue reading

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