Monday April 15th2013, Boston suffered an unspeakable tragedy that left our resilient city shaken. Fortunately, the heroes far outnumbered the villains, and journalism is one of those heroes.
AIB has opened 101 Photos for Press Freedom, an exciting exhibit that celebrates 25th anniversary of Reporters Without Borders. This incredible collection of photographs donated from Magnum covers 75 years of notable historical events caught on film by those willing to put their safety in jeopardy in order to promote a liberated and independent press. Continue reading
In the inevitable run-up to a world of Tweets—and journalism in particular picking up on the technology—the backlash against the trend has begun. No surprise then that the battleground where the luddites will make their stand is … the theater. Continue reading
“I made 50 something films for national television in my 40-year career. About midway through it I found myself living next door to Hunter in Woody Creek in the mid 1980s,” filmmaker and long-time friend of Hunter S. Thompson, Wayne Ewing, tells The Captain in this epic interview. “He’d always been a hero of mine and one of my favorite writers, so I made it a point to get to know him.” Continue reading
The battle lines have been drawn in the city, both on the ground with its occupants and its government, and in the media: on one side, the alt-weeklies, twitterati and alternative sources of information and on the other, Fox 25 and friends. Continue reading