Mike Stanton http://ripr.org en Tracy Breton on the ProJo and 40 Years of Covering RI Courts http://ripr.org/post/tracy-breton-projo-and-40-years-covering-ri-courts <p></p><p><a href="http://brown.edu/academics/english/tracy-breton">Tracy Breton</a>, who covered courts and legal issues at the Providence Journal for 40 years, says an ongoing series of buyouts and layoffs on Fountain Street will make it increasingly difficult for the paper to offer investigative reporting and in-depth journalism.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:19:40 +0000 Ian Donnis 23295 at http://ripr.org Tracy Breton on the ProJo and 40 Years of Covering RI Courts Stanton Talks About Rhode Island, the Media + the Future of Investigative Reporting http://ripr.org/post/stanton-talks-about-rhode-island-media-future-investigative-reporting <p></p><p>After 28 years at the Providence Journal, investigative reporter Mike Stanton is leaving Rhode Island's statewide daily for a teaching job at the University of Connecticut. Stanton sat down to talk about his time at the ProJo, some of his favorite stories, and the future of investigative reporting</p><p></p><p>.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 20072 at http://ripr.org Stanton Talks About Rhode Island, the Media + the Future of Investigative Reporting Stanton Hopeful For the Future of Investigative Reporting http://ripr.org/post/stanton-hopeful-future-investigative-reporting <p>For sportswriter-turned-investigative reporter Mike Stanton, finding a good lead -- on one occasion in the '90s, at least -- didn't require more than a visit with his friends in the Providence Journal's sports department.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:49:58 +0000 Ian Donnis 20069 at http://ripr.org TGIF: 10 Things to Know About Rhode Island Politics + Media http://ripr.org/post/tgif-10-things-know-about-rhode-island-politics-media-3 <p>Welcome back to my Friday politics + media column. As always, you can reach me at idonnis (at) ripr (dot) org. Let's head in.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:05:44 +0000 Ian Donnis 19815 at http://ripr.org What's Next for Investigative Reporting at the ProJo? http://ripr.org/post/whats-next-investigative-reporting-projo <p>In The Prince of Providence, his gripping account of the life and times of Vincent A. Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:57:45 +0000 Ian Donnis 19616 at http://ripr.org Investigative Ace Stanton Leaving the ProJo http://ripr.org/post/investigative-ace-stanton-leaving-projo <p><a href="http://www.stateintegrity.org/rhodeisland_story_subpage">Mike Stanton</a>, who has spearheaded a lot of the Providence Journal's investigative reporting for more than two decades, is leaving the paper to pursue other opportunities.</p><p>In a tweet Monday afternoon, Stanton<a href="https://twitter.com/projomike"> says he's leaving the ProJo</a> to teach and write at the University of Connecticut. "Will always treasure my time here - the stories &amp; scoundrels, but more important, the great friends," he added.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:35:05 +0000 Ian Donnis 19550 at http://ripr.org