Tag Archives: journalism

Local newspaper gone? Be scared. Very scared.

Colleague and former journalistic rival Brenda Buchanan recently captured very well why everyone should care about the demise of a newspaper like Biddeford’s Journal-Tribune, which closed earlier this month after 135 years in business. While it’s also the place I … Continue reading

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Ya know what folks? We’re not making this up…

I’d had a whole pile of nice, Mainey, mystery writing topics I was trying to choose from for this blog post. But something else has come up and those are going to have to wait. Normally, I try to stay away from politics … Continue reading

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Spotlight a reminder that mysteries, journalism are entwined

Hi, Maureen here. Just back from seeing the movie Spotlight. I grew up reading newspapers. I’m the daughter and granddaughter of newspapers editors. We always had them in the the house, for many years getting two or three a day … Continue reading

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Julia Spencer-Fleming chats with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Julia Spencer-Fleming:  My friend Hank Phillippi Ryan is just fifty miles shy of being a Maine crime writer. Hank is the on-the-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH TV7. Hank’s real life is like something out of a good novel – … Continue reading

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