York County refused to release records about times it may have recorded and listened to phone calls between defense lawyers and people held at the jail.
The Maine Monitor added three new staff members in recent weeks: two reporters and a new production editor.
Over 400 people contributed to the Maine Monitor’s 2020 Sustainability Campaign, capping a year of growth, change and impact journalism at the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting.
The haul includes 14 first-place awards, including nine in the weekly writing division. Monitor staffers Samantha Hogan and Meg Robbins were among the night’s big winners.
MPHA’s Public Journalism Award recognizes a journalist or team of journalists who have made “a significant contribution to public health in Maine.”
After publishing as Pine Tree Watch for eight years, the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting has adopted The Maine Monitor as its new editorial brand.
Rose Lundy becomes the third member of Report for America — a national nonprofit focused on protecting local journalism — to join the the Maine Monitor editorial team.
In a recording, John Christie’s grandmother recalled the day in 1909 when she was nine years old and her father was murdered. It happened when the Adana massacre came to their village in Musa Dagh, an area in eastern Turkey.
The Maine Monitor has been selected to participate in ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network in 2020. The year-long grant will allow Samantha Hogan to continue reporting on the challenges facing Maine’s court system.
Pine Tree Watch was honored Saturday with 16 awards at the Maine Press Association annual conference, including seven first-place nods for last year’s “Born to Drugs” series.
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