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Courage in journalism

What does it mean to be a courageous journalist?
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editors, November 30, 2012
By PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS  |  November 30, 2012

Woodward: ‘Transparency’ best in ‘Colbygate’ scandal

Referring mischievously to "Colbygate," legendary Washington Post investigative reporter Bob Woodward told Colby College officials at a November 11 speech at the liberal-arts institution to adopt "transparency" in handling the Bob Diamond scandal. In
College replies: ‘Nothing more’ to say
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  November 16, 2012

Colby students join Diamond protests

Protests aimed at ousting disgraced banker Bob Diamond as chairman of Colby College's board of trustees have expanded beyond Occupy Augusta activists to include a sizeable contingent of students at the Waterville liberal-arts college.
‘What Would Lovejoy Do?’
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  October 26, 2012

Banking scandal taints Colby board chairman

Colby College's public problems in recent years have mostly involved lowly students engaged in fighting, drinking, and sex abuse. But now the college has been hit by a big scandal at the very top.
Bankster Watch  
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 13, 2012