Opinion

Boston Globe publishes Socolow’s view on if Sinclair anchors should quit

The Boston Globe published an opinion by Michael Socolow, an associate professor of communication and journalism at the University of Maine, in an article on whether Sinclair anchors should have quit instead of potentially compromising their reputations. TV stations owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group reach almost 40 percent of American households. Last month, anchors […]

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Press Herald publishes student’s op-ed on judicial nominee

The Portland Press Herald published the opinion piece, “Views on transgender people like me disqualify federal court nominee,” by University of Maine student Nicole Maines of Portland. Maines was the plaintiff in a 2014 Maine Supreme Judicial Court case that found her school violated Maine’s Human Rights Act by prohibiting her from using the school’s […]

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Leahy writes op-ed on land access for Piscataquis Observer

Jessica Leahy, a professor of human dimensions of natural resources at the University of Maine, wrote an opinion piece for The Piscataquis Observer titled, “Declining public access to private land is a key issue in 2018.” Leahy also is a sportswoman, landowner in Sebec and member of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Landowners […]

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