I am thrilled to announce that, thanks to your recent gifts, we’re moving on to the next phase of our fund drive.
Well, there has been some written debate recently about journalism’s role in digging out data, putting it in a context to help the reader interpret what the data means,
At their regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 25, the Selectboard discussed, but did not agree on, a potential policy for communicating with the press.
Heading into the close 2020, we’re reflecting on what an unprecedented and unpredictable year it has been. From the pandemic, to the election, to civil unrest and wildfires, the impacts of 2020 have been far greater than we could have ever imagined. These impacts have been felt both locally and globally, and also organizationally for us here at The Charlotte News. And yet, one thing is certain: your hunger for news is stronger than ever before.
The Charlotte News is looking for freelance writers and reporters to help cover town news and events and to write columns about anything that might be of interest to Charlotters (farming, finance, culinary arts, hula hooping, blue green algae, dog training, wastewater, music, land conservation, property taxes, whatever else comes to mind).
Like many in business, trusted news organizations are being hit hard by this pandemic. If you can, please consider subscribing to your local paper or contributing to a Vermont news organization.
Jack Fairweather, journalist and board member of The Charlotte News, takes on his toughest assignment yet as the mentor for the News’ Journalism Club, working with cub reporters on hard-hitting news involving dairy cows and hot dogs, among other topics. Readers can look forward to reading contributions from these enthusiastic and intrepid reporters in issues to come. Any students who are interested in meeting after school on Tuesdays are welcome to join.
The Charlotte News wants your help reporting on our wonderful community. We’re looking for a dozen junior reporters to join our newsroom once a week for an afternoon of investigating, interviewing, writing and editing.
Do you get excited over a municipal government meeting? Are you nosy about what’s going on with your neighbors?…
Susan Ohanian sent me a commentary from Todd Smith, publisher of the Caledonian Record, a newspaper for the Northeast Kingdom counties of Caledonia, Essex and Orleans. It was something he had sent to Senator Patrick Leahy asking for help in maintaining the paper in light of the “digital duopoly of Google and Facebook.”
There’s a gentleman whose hair is a fake color. He never mentions why he painted it blond, but he does, by the same token, talk a lot about “fake news” and why the news media has it in for him.
News Editor Melissa O’Brien meets with middle school students at CCS each Tuesday morning as part of the new Journalism Club formed in association with The Charlotte News.
The News is looking for writers, photographers and delivery drivers to join the community of Charlotters—more than 130 of…