Citizen Journalists


    Several weeks before its anticipated February pilot publication, the Ralph Nader backed Winsted Citizen is the most talked about weekly paper in recent Connecticut history.

    Editor Andy Thibault is moving full speed ahead with new hires, assignments, and deadlines.

    Among those joining Thibault and Nader in the quest to launch a new weekly covering towns in the northwest corner are a number of well known names in Connecticut journalism including, but not limited to; Kathy Megan(Courant), Liz Dupont-Diehl(JI and CTNJ), and Erik Ofgang(CT Magazine). At least ten others with varied backgrounds are on the team.

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