The Connecticut Mirror



Former Courant staffers step up to fill the state's hard news gap2009EducationPoliticsOtherConnecticutHartfordNon-profitDonationsGrantsSponsorshipsKnight FoundationOther FoundationOther Foundation2-56-101-10DrupalFoundation support: The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven; Connecticut Health Foundation; Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Melville Charitable Trust; The San Francisco Foundation; Tremaine Foundation; William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund; The Sassafras Foundation; Seedlings Foundation. Content: Nineteen media partners throughout Connecticut. More info here.Hartford - ConnecticutMichael ReganMark PazniokasKeith PhaneufDeirdre ShesgreenA tiny talented maybe-a-bit-too-earnest team of ex-Hartford Courant staffers is trying to plug the glaring gaps in Connecticut’s political coverage at CT Mirror a sober-minded news startup that chases the sorts of in-depth investigative political stories that the state’s depleted legacy news organizations no longer have the resources to pursue. Working from the state capitol since January 2010 the nonprofit non-partisan independent news organization of five full-time editorial staffers chronicles the state’s budgetary woes school system reforms and insider intrigue. According to editor Michael Regan the site commands “equal respect from candidates from politicians from bureaucrats from everyone. They realize our segment of readership may be small but it’s the people they want to reach.” http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/05/the-connecticut-mirror.phphttp://www.ctmirror.org
TaglineFormer Courant staffers step up to fill the state's hard news gap
Year Founded2009
Type or CoverageEducation
Type or CoveragePolitics
Type or CoverageOther
StateConnecticut
CityHartford
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesSponsorships
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Staff Size (Business)2-5
Staff Size (Editorial)6-10
Active Volunteers1-10
CMSDrupal
AffiliationsFoundation support: The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven; Connecticut Health Foundation; Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; Melville Charitable Trust; The San Francisco Foundation; Tremaine Foundation; William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund; The Sassafras Foundation; Seedlings Foundation. Content: Nineteen media partners throughout Connecticut. More info here.
Mappin LocationHartford - Connecticut
Principal StaffMichael Regan
Principal StaffMark Pazniokas
Principal StaffKeith Phaneuf
Principal StaffDeirdre Shesgreen
DescriptionA tiny talented maybe-a-bit-too-earnest team of ex-Hartford Courant staffers is trying to plug the glaring gaps in Connecticut’s political coverage at CT Mirror a sober-minded news startup that chases the sorts of in-depth investigative political stories that the state’s depleted legacy news organizations no longer have the resources to pursue. Working from the state capitol since January 2010 the nonprofit non-partisan independent news organization of five full-time editorial staffers chronicles the state’s budgetary woes school system reforms and insider intrigue. According to editor Michael Regan the site commands “equal respect from candidates from politicians from bureaucrats from everyone. They realize our segment of readership may be small but it’s the people they want to reach.”
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/05/the-connecticut-mirror.php
Homepagehttp://www.ctmirror.org