Description:

The mission of the Connecticut News Project, Inc. is to increase the level of civic engagement among state's residents. We are an independent, non-partisan, nonprofit news organization created to reinvigorate coverage of Connecticut's state government, public policy and politics. Our primary goal is to ensure that the people of the state are better informed about their government and its activities, so they can more effectively participate int he development of public policy and hold officials accountable for understanding and addressig the state's needs. We will achieve this goal through original and reliable reporting presented on our website, www.ctmirror.og, and distributed through various other platforms and technologies. We will report, analyze, explain and investigate the activities of state government, reassertig the "watchdog" role of media. CNP also intends to encourage and facilitate discussion and debate on public policy matters, to create an archive of documents and data about state government and to help train a new generation of journalists.

Begun:

2010

Website:http://www.ctmirror.org/
Office Location:175 Main Street Hartford, CT
Structure:

501(c)(3) organization

Founder:

Not Available

Executive Director:

Michael Regan (editor); Jim Cutie (CEO and Publisher)

Approximate number of full-time staff:

7

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

7

Annual operating budget:

$800,000

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

No

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

No

Awards:

None

Contact:

mregan@ctmirror.org (Michael Regan, editor)

860-218-6380 (Jim Cutie, COO)



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