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What’s Going On with the News?

September 19, 2018 | 7:00pm | South Portland Auditorium

In partnership with The Portland Press Herald and The Bangor Daily News

JournalsimThe MHC is offering programs and grants to inspire public discussion throughout the state on journalism’s role in creating an informed citizenry and a vibrant democracy.

Join Maine journalists for a discussion on how news gets made in Maine.

Erin Rhoda, Maine Focus editor
Bangor Daily News

Cliff Schechtman, Executive Editor
Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram

Michael J. Socolow, Associate Professor of Communication and Journalism
University of Maine, Orono 

Hosted by Hayden Anderson, Executive Director
Maine Humanities Council


This program is part of the “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” Initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils. The initiative seeks to deepen the public’s knowledge and appreciation of the vital connections between democracy, the humanities, journalism, and an informed citizenry. 

We thank The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.