Now records we have received from Healey’s shed light on why her office may be avoiding the issue—her office is also guilty of the same kind of questionable social media management.
COP BLOCK: CHICOPEE POLICE CLAIM JOURNALISM IS AN ATTACK ON THEIR DEPARTMENT
While there have indeed been formal requests made for public information and several articles written about CPD misconduct, it is news to us that we are on the “attack.”
A CHICKEN FOR EVERY COP
The Western Mass police department that has hosted more than two-dozen events at Chick-fil-A
SPECIAL FEATURE: CRIPPLED EPISTEMOLOGY
Boston researchers have spent years helping government agencies plan and simulate operations to troll potential terrorists. Despite controversial practices and lackluster results, the covert operations continue.
SOME CLOSURE FOLLOWING THAT HELLSTORM WE UNLEASHED ON SOCIAL MEDIA LAST WEEK
Those who choose to stay informed should understand how in addition to financial strains and the resulting brain drains broken budgets have led to across our industry, journalistic entities are also often at the mercy of technocrats and new media gurus.
EDITORIAL: MEDIUM WELL
Democracy requires public control of social media giants
In this edition of DigBoston, our Editor-in-Chief Chris Faraone has already written ...
SHARING IS CARING (AND MOST OF YOU SOCIAL MEDIA RATS DO NEITHER)
Why do so many folks shy away from sharing articles about controversial topics, or at least ones that have yet to be reduced and cheapened to a meme or blog post farted out by some venture-backed national news aggregator?
UPDATE: DIGBOSTON DISPATCH
News from behind the editorial curtain plus support for Saul Levine
Seeking next group of working-class journalists
In November, I put out the word that DigBoston was looking for working-class Boston natives to write for us.
Specifically, I called for locals with three of the four qualities we look for in good journalists: ...
EDITORIAL: STRATEGIC RETREAT
MY FACEBOOK FEED IS A MUCH DIRTIER DUMPSTER THAN IT WAS JUST TWO WEEKS AGO
I was hardly alone in complaining. Countless critics from the journalism space have spoken out about the devastating impact this abusive relationship has had on both newsmakers and readers, particularly since Facebook spent a lot of time last year explaining how it hoped to help the public cut through bullshit and fake news.