PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Journalists from a variety of media and all six New England states will gather in Dedham, Mass., Sept. 29-Oct. 1 to learn the latest investigative and database reporting techniques and public records access skills.
The fellows chosen for this, the New England First Amendment Coalition’s third annual Institute, reflect today’s diverse news media and come from daily and weekly newspapers, television and radio stations and online publications.
“They and their organizations feel strongly about the mission NEFAC was created to advance – the people’s right to know that their elected and appointed officials are honoring the public’s trust,” she said.
Rhode Island: Mark Reynolds and Bill Malinowski, The Providence Journal.
Cavanagh said the program is supported by grants from the McLean Contributionship and theNational Freedom of Information Coalition and sponsorships from New England Society of Newspaper Editors, the Academy of New England Journalists, Hearst Newspapers, The Providence Journal Charitable Foundation, The Boston Globe and Sam Adams.