Recognizing the year's worst in government transparency.
COUNCILORS MEJIA AND ARROYO FILE HEARING ON GOV USE OF SURVEILLANCE TECH
Call for government accountability and transparency
THANKS TO SECRETARY GALVIN, COMMONWEALTH CONTINUES DRIFT AWAY FROM TRANSPARENCY
This is what happens when you try asking the second largest city in Mass and state officials to adhere to basic public records laws
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
CAMPBELL UNVEILS PLAN FOR POLICE TRANSPARENCY
The mayoral candidate put forth a public safety and criminal justice plan.
C-CHANGE: IF THERE WAS EVER A CHANCE FOR BPD REFORM, IT IS NOW
With follow-through, Boston could have a BPD that resembles the force that officials have always pretended we have.
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.