Print Matters for Pittsburgh Online Advocacy Journalists
Steve Myrick

Presses rolled early this week as the Vineyard Gazette printed 20,000 copies of an investigative report for the Public Herald, a nonprofit investigative journalism site based in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Dateline White House: Journalists Report From the Front Lines
Alex Elvin

Two leading journalists took a break from covering Donald Trump last week and spoke candidly about covering the White House.

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Former BBC News Director Offers Bleak Assessment Mixed With Hope
Chloe Reichel
Former director of BBC Radio and BBC News Helen Boaden painted a bleak picture of the journalistic landscape before a packed audience Thursday evening.
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Walter Robinson Shines Spotlight on Movie and Journalism Career
Steve Myrick
Walter Robinson, the editor who led the Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests, spoke before a sold-out crowd at the Vineyard Gazette this week.
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High School View Recognized for Excellence

The High School View, the regional high school’s student newspaper, recently won the highest achievement award from the New England Scholastic Press Association (NESPA).

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High School View Wins Top Honors
The High School View won the highest achievement award in scholastic editing and publishing (Class III), according to a press release from faculty advisor and English department chairman Dan Sharkovitz.
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Journalism Teacher Makes Headlines
Olivia Hull

There’s a rising star among the new faculty members at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School.

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High School View Newspaper Earns First Place Awards

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student newspaper, the High School View, has earned first place in the Scholastic Journalism Awards in the All-New England region for two consecutive years.

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The Future of Journalism Is Bright in Light of the Past
John H. Kennedy

Daily newspapers shuttered. Radio and TV networks swimming in red ink. Reporters and editors enduring widespread buyouts and layoffs.

This was the landscape of the news business that Boston University professor Christopher B. Daly confronted as he began researching the history of American journalism about eight years ago. It occurred to him that he just might end up having to write the obituary of American journalism.

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Journalist Mara Liasson Revels in Extraordinary 2008 Election
Sam Bungey

It jumps out at you. In paragraph thirteen of an article written by Mara Liasson in July 1976, then a Vineyard Gazette intern: “Right now in the up-Island swamps the bushes are covered with heavy clusters of cream-colored flowers and purple berries.”

Of course, by the time an elderberry bush bears berries, its flowers tend to be long gone.

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