Andrew Howard’s article about the York County Jail turning inmates away didn’t happen easily. In the end, the truth came out.
The Maine Monitor scoops up 35 other 2021 Maine Press Association awards, including ‘General Excellence’ for digital design and 19 first place prizes.
Our annual appeal is under way. The Monitor, which offers groundbreaking journalism to readers without a paywall, needs your support. Maine does, too.
From a humble start as the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, we recap 12 years of investigative journalism. And we offer a preview of what’s in store.
Hogan’s 2020 project, “Defenseless,” captures honorable mention for investigative reporting in the Institute for Nonprofit News’ nationwide journalism contest.
Veteran journalist Eric Conrad replaces Dan Dinsmore as head of the non-profit news organization.
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.