Democracy requires public control of social media giants
In this edition of DigBoston, our Editor-in-Chief Chris Faraone has already written ...
What does it mean to support a news outlet? Clearly the answer to that question varies widely depending on whether the outlet is big or small, nonprofit or for profit, subscription- or advertising-based.
But in an era when news organizations of all ... read more
Frequent readers know that my colleagues and I on the new DigBoston staff like to hear from people from all the varied communities that make up our audience, talk with them, ... read more
DigBoston—and this should be obvious, but it bears stating plainly—is against the US or any nation, organization, or individual having nuclear weapons. Because the longer anyone has them, the more likely ... read more
As each new year arrives, DigBoston staff—and journalists in general—like to offer some thoughts for the 12 months to come. These missives often take the shape of admonitions, ... read more
If you had asked me 14 months ago if I thought that I’d have a shot at taking over the management of DigBoston with my partners Chris Faraone, John Loftus, and Marc Sneider, ... read more
Good journalists typically have four attributes: an ability to communicate information about the world around them to other people, training in the conventions of journalism, compassion for their fellow human beings, and deep knowledge of the areas they ... read more
For the past many years, I’ve written an annual Labor Day editorial for whatever publication I’m running at the time. And it’s always a relentlessly depressing exercise. Because there just hasn’t been much good news for working people in decades.
Since the 1970s, corporate ... read more