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Freelance in Maine

Four decades of advocacy journalism
Four decades of advocacy journalism
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 31, 2009

Official propaganda

Isn't it sinister or at least creepy in a democracy for citizens to foot the bill for politicians and high officials to propagandize them?
Why pay for the governor's publicity machine?
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  March 18, 2009

Introduced 30 years on

I am an indirect recipient of the legacy of Spindleworks.
Reflections on Spindleworks in Brunswick
By IAN PAIGE  |  April 02, 2008

Cracks in the armor

A couple of cracks have opened in the state’s armor of prison secrecy.
Prison employee may be disciplined in suicide case; interview policy to be rewritten
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  January 31, 2007


If you were a reporter and you received a letter like the one excerpted below, what would you make of it? Lance Tapley discusses reporting the prisons  
What do prison officials have to hide?
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  December 14, 2006