This #GivingTuesday, Help BINJ With a Donation—Matched Dollar for Dollar Up to $1,000
As the one-time corporate behemoth slinks away from the chaos it created in the Bay State (yet again)
While my DigBoston and BINJ colleagues and I do occasionally skewer the Boston Globe ...
Gannett merges its Somerville Journal and Medford Transcript newspapers as BINJ’s Somerville News Garden project and the Somerville Media Center launch a new municipal foundation to fund local journalism
Raised over $40,000 thanks to our many supporters–and the work of our staff, board, journalists, and volunteers
Two-month Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism fundraiser supported by the Institute for Nonprofit News and the Miami Foundation
Environmental zap action in front of Gov. Baker’s Swampscott home gets lots of attention with little useful context due to shrinking local press corps
[W]e’re asking all journalists, journalism educators, journalism students, media reform activists, and DigBoston readers who agree that the state journalism commission should be created to call your Mass state senator today and ask him/her to tell Sens. Eric Lesser (D - Longmeadow), Michael Rodrigues (D - Somerset), and Patrick O'Connor (D - Weymouth), who are on the conference committee, to keep the journalism commission in the final economic development bill.
[W]e’re asking all readers who are concerned about the collapse of local news media to contact your state representative and ask them to cosponsor Amendment #40 of H. 4879. The more cosponsors the amendment has, the more likely House Ways and Means will pass it. If that happens it has a good chance of making it through the full legislative process for this session. And becoming a law. Which would be a promising outcome for the future of local news in the Commonwealth.
A Wild Ride Gets Wilder… and #BlackLivesMatter
What Mass lawmakers can learn about parole from the battle to end death by incarceration across the country. “To see the transformation of those who have caused harm is important for those who have been harmed.”