While I see lots of people who are terribly upset about losing the Improper eulogizing on Facebook, I don’t hear anybody talking about what they—or rather, what we, as a community of people who appreciate informed and clever coverage of the colorful metropolis we live in—can do to help the remaining independent outlets
"I honestly thought that the most challenging thing would be to create this narrative of a city that doesn’t exist anymore purely with raw materials that everyone considers trash. Ads are cutting room floor. It’s like when you make a pie and you have extra dough and you make snickerdoodles out of it."
"If the Boston Globe isn’t gonna profile artists in this city, I’m fine with BV doing it. Maybe it shows outlets staffed by humans that there’s value in that sort of thing."
We are not establishing from scratch or staffing yet another mill to feed the hourly news cycle and rat race.
Peterson is apparently attempting to be seen as an intellectual voice of reason, a behind-the-scenes convener and a major player.
From the Olympics to police brutality, the Hub reporters should piggyback more independent research and ideas
There’s a bigger story behind the case of accused killer Dean Shaun Harrison than is being told. Here’s some of it …
There’s some good and even great material out there too, sure, but most of what we’re finding falls among these categories …