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DIG STAFF IS WHAT WE SAY WHEN NO ONE WANTS TO TAKE THE CREDIT FOR IT.
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THAT TIME WE FOUND OUT THE FBI IS INVESTIGATING #GAMERGATE

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Back in November, co-founder of the Boston-based collaborative news site MuckRock Michael Morisy of sent a Freedom of Information Act request to the FBI, asking for “files on the online movement or group known as Gamergate or #Gamergate, as well as investigations into alleged activities of Gamergate affiliates.” Continue reading

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YOUR 2014 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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Holiday shopping sucks. But it doesn’t have to, provided you have a Holiday Gift Guide like this one focused on novel gift ideas and local goods sourced from killer spots all around the Hub. Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: HERE’S WHY WE IGNORED THE #TAKEOUTGATE STORY

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DigBoston covers stories that are worth covering. Sichuan Garden has excellent soup, but it’s not an innovative business and it’s not in Boston. It’s not where many of our readers eat dinner. Continue reading

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ON THE GROUND AT #ENOUGHISENOUGH, FROM BOSTON COMMON TO EVERYWHERE IT TAKES US

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It was inevitable that some kind of protest mix involving numerous fronts — housing, homelessness, fair wages, etc, — would culminate in the kind of HOLY FUCKING SHIT IS THIS BOSTON? moment that is currently underway downtown. Continue reading

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MEDIA FARM: DAN REA IS THE BIGGEST ASSHOLE IN THE BOSTON MEDIA

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Several callers, and Rea himself, have also been unsettled about protesters blocking traffic, and about the potential destruction of strip malls and various other commercial establishments. Let’s call them the ‘white property is more valuable than black bodies’ crowd. Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: WHY HARVARD STUDENTS ARE WALKING OUT WITH THEIR HANDS UP TODAY AT NOON

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As students at Harvard Law School, we know that if we remain silent, we are complicit. This is true for all people, but it is especially and tangibly true for law students. Continue reading

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PICS FROM THE BIGGEST PROTEST IN THE HUB IN YEARS #BOSTON4FERGUSON

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What began as a rally in Roxbury spun into well over 1,000 people marching through Dudley Square, then down Melnea Cass, then to the South Bay House of Correction, then back up Mass Ave, and so on. Continue reading