The News Makers
ABOUT THIS SERIES
Journalism created with care and integrity is a cornerstone of a healthy, vibrant democracy. And it works best when it’s transparent. When citizens understand how their news is produced and who is producing it, they’re more likely to trust what’s reported, make informed decisions and engage in a healthy dialogue on issues that matter.
In the News Makers series, we examine the newspaper landscape in Maine and how the loss of local reporting is a growing civic crisis.
The News Makers: Maine's Most Trusted Journalists Don Carrigan Throughout his 45 years as a journalist, Don Carrigan has covered it all – high school basketball games, local school boards, horse races, homicides and presidential elections. Is there anything...
Pine Tree Watch surveyed 75 reporters, editors, copy editors, television anchors, photographers, station directors and publishers, asking them to share five Maine-based journalists that they respect.
Alan Baker and Edward French are two veteran newsmen, both concerned about and devoted to preserving local journalism despite the odds.
Are Maine websites that use agenda-based reporting and aggressive social media tactics eroding trust in mainstream media?
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