How Vermont’s Media Helps Keep the State Together by Bill McKibben in the New Yorker: A Riposte

Photo courtesy of UVM I have great respect for Bill McKibben. His clarity on humankind’s threats to the environment and his ability to draft an army of planet guardians is… Read More

VT Journalism Collaborative Case Statement: Journalism and Philanthropy

America must re-examine its tax laws as they relate to foundation grants and philanthropic contributions to news organizations. As one veteran news analyst put it: “For-profit / non-profit… a specious… Read More

2022 State of Vermont Media

“The oldest weekly newspaper in Vermont is on its last legs.” The Boston Globe reported in Mid-December of the Vermont Standard of Woodstock. The Vermont media landscape is in turmoil.… Read More

The 2020 Vermont Media Landscape

In the Morrisville of the 1950s where I grew up, we had limited but vibrant media access. Clyde Limoge’s News and Citizen came into our home weekly, purveying all the… Read More

Bill’s Interview with Katherine Bielawa Stamper on Present Time Radio

Click here to hear interview with Bill about writing

Bridgeside Book Visit 4/18/19

Video transcript of Bill’s talk: Do you have a book in you?

Brave New World of Publishng

I grew up amid two publishing families. Roger Straus (Farrar, Straus and Giroux) and Alfred and Blanche Knopf. They were both family cousins and close friends of my paternal grandparents.… Read More

Middlebury Student Meltdown

Many young people are, by nature’s design, rash and impulsive and in loco parentis educators must often deal with the fallout from their students’ lack of experience. Real-life consequences and… Read More