Below you will find our developing reportorial agenda—the BINJ Citizens Agenda—curated using input from the public as well as media makers who are coming to report on the ground in New Hampshire.
Though the response was mostly positive, however cloaked in sadness, there were also criticisms, and for the most part I agree with complaints about how I neglected to identify those working hard to hydrate news deserts and who are launching ambitious hyperlocal startups and hustling between the gaps.
If you see us at a conference or meetup, please be sure to introduce yourself and tell us about the work you are doing in your area.
We are excited to announce that one of our recent features, “Unbearable Pressure: For members of the Asian LGBTQ community, Boston can be solid ground for personal discovery and advocacy. Still, some stories remain untold,” has also been published by Sampan, the only bilingual Chinese-English Newspaper in New England
Independent journalists from BINJ, DigBoston, and several other sites and papers will use the facilities, which we first conceived as an alternative to the hotel across the street where journalists from bigs like CBS and CNN enjoyed cozy press accommodations while the rest of us sat on the carpet in the lobby and fought over electrical outlets.