News about The Anchor from other sources:
From the University of Maine Farmington: Community news may never be the same
From the Portland Press Herald: Bill Nemitz: Adrift without its local news, a Maine coastal town gets its ‘Anchor’ back
From the Times Record: Anchor aweigh: Harpswell community publication returns
From Editor and Publisher Magazine: A Community’s Anchor
From Poynter: More than 70 local newsrooms launched during the pandemic
From Union College Magazine: Resuscitating a local newspaper
From New England Today: Hard-Pressed | The Fight to Save the Small-Town Newspaper
From the Portland Press Herald: Intertidal: Remembering Jean Doughty
From Maine Public: Longtime columnist Bill Nemitz discusses his retirement, his career and the state of journalism in Maine Starts at minute 48
From the Portland Press Herald: A letter from the publisher: New year. More work to be done.
News about the loss of local journalism in the US:
From the Washington Post: What Happens to Democracy When Local Journalism Dries Up?
From the New Yorker: As Newsrooms Close Across the Country, Remembering Why They Matter
From the New York Times: When the local paper shrank, these journalists started an alternative
From Columbia Journalism Review: The Local Journalism Initiative: a proposal to protect and extend democracy
From the Boston Globe: ‘It’s devastating.’ As Boston-area weeklies close, towns ponder civic life without local news.
From the Inquirer and Mirror: A message from I&M CEO David Worth: The Inquirer and Mirror converts to special-purpose trust status
From the Washington Post: A tiny paper broke the George Santos scandal but no one paid attention