Now we need to debunk Republican propaganda claiming the opposite and move on to win real higher-education reform
POOR PROTEST COVERAGE SHOWS NEED FOR MASS JOURNALISM COMMISSION
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
LAW ENFORCEMENT LIMBO
Officers reject inevitable basic reforms, reality, from BPD to DOC to Cape Cod
THERE’S A CURE FOR AMAZON’S SNAP ABUSE
The labor movement needs to fight harder for justice for gig workers
OFFICIALS, ADVOCATES SPEAK ON IMMIGRATION REFORM AND ECONOMIC RECOVERY
At a virtual summit, leaders sought to educate and engage on the need for change.
MARCHING SEASON: JOIN THE RALLY FOR RENT CONTROL
Mass State House, Oct 29, noon-1:30 pm
Twenty-five years after the real estate industry destroyed rent control in Massachusetts, ...
SECOND HEARING ON MA JOURNALISM COMMISSION BILL A SUCCESS
Over 80 journalists, journalism students, and professors answer DigBoston’s call to turn out
Amazingly, I’m on my first real vacation in four years this week. But I think it’s important to pen a truncated version of my usual column to thank the 80 plus people (about half of whom were journalism students… yay!) who showed up for the July ...
GIVE MA JOURNALISM COMMISSION SEATS TO WORKING JOURNALISTS
This week, I joined fellow journalists, journalism educators, and members of the public at large in testifying on a bill to form a Mass journalism commission that is currently before the state legislature. In view of the potential importance of the initiative, ...
NO MASS COMMISSION TO STUDY JOURNALISM WITHOUT REPORTER INPUT
Between the countless white papers already in existence and the obvious reality on the ground that any reporter who has been in the game for more than a year can tell you about, there is already more than enough information to start planning ways to reverse the destruction that the likes of leeches such as Gatehouse Media have wrought in Mass.