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Whistle (or) you work

There were many questions answered with the surprisingly substantial profile on THE WHISTLER in the Press Herald this past week.
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By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  March 01, 2013
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Our list of who’s done Maine wrong this year

Thanksgiving has arrived. Time to disagree over politics, sporting events, and who should get to finish the gravy.
It's Turkey Time
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 23, 2012

Hater-Ade pub crawl

The plan was simple: pub crawling, drinking beer, and watching March Madness basketball games with friends.
Balls, pucks, and monster trucks
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  March 23, 2012

Talks 'break down' between Press Herald union and possible investors


From a note to union members today: The talks with the potential investors, Chris Harte and Aaron Kushner, have broken down.  The investors and the...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 19, 2012

Press Herald workers face big cuts


Here's the latest information from the Portland Newspaper Guild about the contract changes proposed by the prospective new owners of MaineToday Media. It looks like...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 17, 2012
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Looking back on 2011

If it seems like the year of the Occupy movement, that's a huge testament to the power of the effort that arose in New York on September 17, and had its Maine debut on October 1, spreading from Portland through the entire state over the course of that mo
Portland's year in progressive politics, the Press Herald , and pop-up shopping
By DEIRDRE FULTON, JEFF INGLIS, AND NICHOLAS SCHROEDER  |  December 23, 2011


Moving around

The day before Richard Connor resigned his position as editor and publisher of the Portland Press Herald and head of MaineToday Media (as well as departing his leadership posts atop a Pennsylvania newspaper company), he moved $3 million worth of real
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  November 18, 2011

33 layoffs coming to Press Herald


Here's a memo Portland Newspaper Guild president Tom Bell sent to union members at the Press Herald this afternoon. There will be 33 layoffs; and...
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 13, 2011

Middle of the road

LePage has accomplished something no Maine governor has ever been able to achieve: He's spread joy across the entire ideological spectrum.
LePage pleases everyone -- sort of
By AL DIAMON  |  April 22, 2011

Build on each other

Why is that when one Maine news outlet breaks a big story, the others spend more energy trying to copy it, rather than extend it? Take the most recent example, the labor mural dispute.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 08, 2011

Build on each other

Why is that when one Maine news outlet breaks a big story, the others spend more energy trying to copy it, rather than extend it? Take the most recent example, the labor mural dispute.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 08, 2011


Build on each other

Why is that when one Maine news outlet breaks a big story, the others spend more energy trying to copy it, rather than extend it? Take the most recent example, the labor mural dispute.
Press releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 08, 2011

Press Herald's donation slammed by PPH reporters, Columbia Journalism Review


The first public in-house criticism of the Portland Press Herald's donation of $46,000 worth of advertising to a political campaign (the elected mayor one) has...
By Jeff Inglis  |  March 17, 2011

Talk time

The state's largest newspaper company is about to negotiate its contract with its employees. With workers seeking a share of the company's newfound profitability, and owner Richard Connor striving mightily to stay in the black, this could go very smooth
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 11, 2011

Stenographers

"Stenographers" is an inflammatory word to use to describe journalists, but it's the only accurate way to respond to news coverage of Paul LePage's inauguration as governor.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  January 14, 2011

...and they're back


Commenting has resumed on the Press Herald site. Time will tell whether the new system reels in the loonies.
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 21, 2010


Press Herald comments shut down


According to a note posted this afternoon on the Press Herald's Web site, there will no longer be online comments for any stories.  This does...
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 19, 2010

UPDATED Learning more about the Press Herald's "customers"


Let me join the social-networking buzz commending Justin Ellis's eloquent, impassioned takedown of Press Herald editor/publisher Richard Connor's ill-conceived "apology" for a well-written, beautifully photographed...
By Jeff Inglis  |  September 13, 2010
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Another fine mess: 20 years of the Boneheads

It can be easy to put the Boneheads in the same category with Rick Charette.
(And Steve Jones)
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  September 03, 2010

Freedom isn’t free

Campaign-finance reformers often object to the idea that money equals speech. But even for progressives, it does indeed.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  September 25, 2009
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10 years later, we told you so

Like many in the alternative press, we pride ourselves on being ahead of the game. Sometimes, of course, that means we're wrong about what might be coming down the pike — that's part of the risk of being "out front" and not just reacting to the news as
Ten years of being right (well, mostly)
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 18, 2009


Buying the Press Herald: Connor makes no money on real-estate deal


Richard Connor is clearly not in the real-estate business. He bought a landmark Portland property in June and sold it in July for no profit....
By Jeff Inglis  |  September 09, 2009

Press Releases: Memo to Rich Connor

Memo to Rich Connor
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 31, 2009
Sometimes I hate being right

Sometimes I hate being right


It's true that I don't usually dislike being right. But when it means the people of Maine are less i...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 08, 2009

A PPH prediction


I'm going to go out on a limb here and make a prediction. Of course, the very fact that I'm making s...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 07, 2009

Serious about buying Press Herald property?


If you are, now might be your chance to throw your hat in the ring. John Cacoulidis, who has a signe...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 02, 2009


Press Herald property sale: 30-story building far higher than city allows


While the Press Herald is reporting today that developer John Cacoulidis wants to buy the real estat...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 18, 2009

VIDEO: New Press Herald owner speaks


Here's the full footage from yesterday's press conference with Richard Connor, the new owner and edi...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 17, 2009

Press Herald sold


At last, the deal is done. Here's the PPH's story about itself, featuring some congratulatory histor...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 16, 2009

Press Herald sale closing tomorrow?


Word on the street - from several informed sources - is that Richard Connor will close the deal to p...
By Jeff Inglis  |  June 14, 2009