Jack White http://ripr.org en Jim Taricani to hang up the trenchcoat http://ripr.org/post/jim-taricani-hang-trenchcoat <p>After four decades as one of New England’s top investigative reporters, WJAR’s Jim Taricani is retiring.</p><p>Known for his investigative work and political and public affairs reporting, Taricani could cover any story and did. He is smart, aggressive and a tough questioner.&nbsp; He’s been in this market since Phil Noel was governor.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 17:52:39 +0000 Scott MacKay 29468 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: Providence Journal, We Knew Ye Well http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackay-commentary-providence-journal-we-knew-ye-well <p>For nearly two centuries, the Providence Journal has been Rhode Island’s most important news organization. Now that it is up for sale, RIPR political analyst Scott MacKay brings us the ProJo’s &nbsp;storied &nbsp;past and uncertain future.</p><p></p><p></p><p>When the first edition of the Providence Journal &nbsp;was printed in 1829, it was a four-page broadsheet hand pressed into paper fashioned from recycled linen rags.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:34:08 +0000 Scott MacKay 25899 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay Commentary: Providence Journal, We Knew Ye Well