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Buyouts completed, GateHouse says
no layoffs needed

N.H.’s Telegraph editor resigns over censored story

Concerts to benefit Conn. publisher’s
scholarship fund

Financial woes revealed as
Vt. dailies are sold

Mass. town denies bid for in-house files on two policemen

Release urged of footage of man killed by Vermont cop

Editorial rips gov in Conn. for overlording press access

Editorial criticizes
N.H. court for action on rape-shield law

R.I.’s Journal website switching to GateHouse format

25 journalists named N.E. 1st Amendment Institute fellows

Three journalists join NEFAC directors

Media Law for Journalists set for Oct. 17 at BU



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Yankee Quill Award recipients


Bulletin photo by Chris Christo

Those presented the 2016 Yankee Quill Awards at the New England Newspaper Conference Thursday, Oct. 6, are, from left, Brian McGrory, editor of The Boston Globe; Lincoln McKie Jr., former publisher of the Revere, Mass.-based Journal Transcript Newspapers, former executive editor of The Sun of Lowell, Mass., and former managing editor of the Telegram & Gazette of Worcester, Mass.; Maura Casey, editorial writer at The Hartford (Conn.) Courant and The New York Times; and Edward Achorn, vice president/editorial pages, The Providence (R.I.) Journal. The Academy of New England Journalists also posthumously recognized Sarah Josepha Hale, a 19th century poet, writer and magazine editor from Newport, N.H., as a historic figure in journalism. The Yankee Quill Award is the highest recognition for distinguished journalism in New England. The award recipients were honored at a dinner in the Crowne Plaza hotel in Natick, Mass. Please return to the Bulletin in the days ahead for more coverage of the conference.


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News Digest


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Buyouts completed, GateHouse says no layoffs needed
GateHouse names corporate news chief for its papers
Maine congressmen reject request for tax returns
Slain N.H. journalist Foley honored at Mass. forum
2 old headlines from Vt. among CJR’s ‘regrettable’
Fact checkers’ principles include nonpartisanship


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25 named N.E. 1st Amendment Institute fellows


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False reports raise concerns over efficacy of digital ads
Facebook overstated video view time for 2 years
Facebook succeeding in blocking ad blockers
Adblock Plus to sell ‘acceptable ads”
Clickbait problematic for sponsored content widgets
Instagram active advertisers reach half-million mark


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6 no-cost or low-cost ways to sharpen journalism skills
Clark dissects details that mark Breslin’s writing
10 avenues to pursue for story ideas
Finding story ideas among company audited reports
Three keys to writing clear fact-checking reports
Exercising leadership while managing change
Tips for defending against online troll attacks
Website seeks women to combat online harassment
Tips for handling email overflows, poorly-run meetings
Lessons on the why and how of newsroom collaboration
Recommendations for creating a copyright agreement
6 online tools for easily creating storytelling GIFs


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N.E. Scholastic Press’ Internet law workshop is Oct. 28


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Facebook seen as ‘public enemy No. 1’ for newspapers
Times report: Hillary allies foment social media ‘outrage’
Facebook wrestling with difficulty of publisher role
Effort mounted to combat fake news on social media
Terrorism:Test for how open social networks should be
Social media’s unfiltered violence’s effects on viewers
Google, Salesforce said to be among Twitter suitors
Recode ranks prospective buyers of Twitter


Michael J. Eacobacci Lloyd P. 'Mike' Heldman
Natalie Timberlake Gerald E. 'Jerry' Bertrand
Laura Beth Levis Richard T. 'Dick' Murphy


MASSACHUSETTS • Larry Parnass
RHODE ISLAND • Edward Fitzpatrick Bob McNamee
Tony LaRoche Channing Gray Jim Donaldson
VERMONT • Denis Finley Michael Townsend


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Mass. town denies bid for internal affairs files on 2 cops
Release urged of footage of man killed by Vt. cop
10 facts about Boston’s pilot police bodycam program
N.H. Supreme Court hears rape-shield law challenge
Editorial raps N.H. Court for rape-shield law action
Maine gov releases files about a controversial claim
Press groups refresh fight for Obama to be transparent
SPJ chapter protests fed lawyer’s leaving under duress
Fed court delivers loss to Obama in WWII leaks case
Leaders mull how to regain ‘out of control’ public access
Yelp defamation could define limits on Internet speech
Colleges cop out on free speech, citing ‘safety’ concerns
FBI policy to impersonate journalists draws opposition
Report: Sunlight Foundation to lay off 5, seeks merger
Efforts outlined to fight for freedom of information


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R.I.'s Journal website switching to GateHouse format
Recapping Online News Association conference


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Vt. weekly adds $100K Kickstarter campaign to aid sale
N.H.’s Telegraph editor resigns over censored story
Financial woes revealed as Vt. dailies’ sale closes
Concert series to benefit late Conn. publisher’s fund
Three journalists join NEFAC board of directors
Gallup: Trust in press is at lowest since 1972
Case made for why local newspapers remain valued
Public relations firm’s ‘State of Media’ survey results
Decline of legacy media seen as polarizing news force
Readers have less trust in social media-sourced news
Thoughts on journalism jobs of the future


Complete coverage of NENPA’s winter convention


Columnists

Writing
Make time to craft your words creatively
Jim Stasiowski

Design
No cartoon? No problem!

Ed Henninger

Advertising
Tips for getting the most out of networking events

John Foust

Technology
Slimp lists most popular training topics in 2016

Kevin Slimp


Commentary
Trump, Clinton show value of a free, independent press
Gene Policinski

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