Category Archives: News

Editor, One Size Fits All

The Courant is looking for a one-size-fits-all, multi-platform, news editor. Here is the text from a recent ad (sorry, guys, no more applications are being taken): The Hartford Courant is redefining what it means to be a frontline editor in a 21st century newsroom. We are looking for full-time news editors/page designers with demonstrated experience [...]

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Eric Lipton wins his second Pulitzer Prize

He won his first Pulitzer at The Courant with colleague Bob Capers, and now Eric Lipton has another for some single-handed investigative journalism. His reporting “showed how the influence of lobbyists can sway congressional leaders and state attorneys general, slanting justice toward the wealthy and connected.” If there ever was a core issue in American [...]

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DeSilva Publishes No. 4.

A Scourge of Vipers, the fourth novel in Bruce DeSilva’s Edgar Award-winning series, has just been published. The protagonist is Liam Mulligan, an investigative reporter for a dying newspaper in Providence, R.I., the city where  Bruce began his journalism career way back in 1968. He moved on to become the Courant’s Boston guy and, later, writing [...]

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Freelance Success: No Oxymoron, She Says

Freelancing with Theresa Sullivan Barger: a 2-Part Writing Workshop Beginning Saturday, March 14, and concluding Saturday, March 21, 9 am –  noon. Freelance Writing success is not an oxymoron. This two-session course is about the business and craft of freelance writing, starting with finding ideas, selecting the right outlet and crafting pitches that sell. We’ll cover query [...]

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