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.
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.”
The Western Mass police department that has hosted more than two-dozen events at Chick-fil-A
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.
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.
Democracy requires public control of social media giants
In this edition of DigBoston, our Editor-in-Chief Chris Faraone has already written ...
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?
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: ...
DigBoston to move away from Facebook, help build democratic social media alternatives
A decade back it seemed only natural for news publications like DigBoston to stake out turf on Facebook. After all, it provided an easy way for us to reach our audience ...
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.