The event is aimed at bringing area journalists together with Somerville residents to discuss issues and happenings that need coverage by local news media.
How our nonprofit newsroom starts its listening by popping up where people live and play When summarizing my first two years of running a nonprofit journalism shop in Boston, I often use the spot-on aphorism that necessity is the mother of invention. That’s the best way to explain how, before Continue Reading
How BINJ kicked off the cold months with a reader engagement carnival Three months ago, the team at the BINJ decided to throw our most ambitious event yet. In the past we’ve had fundraisers at watering holes, hosted community panels on various topics, and set up pop-up newsroomsacross Boston and Cambridge — and for our second Continue Reading
Meet the students from the most important school in Boston you’ve never heard of BY PRESS PASS TV AND THE STUDENTS OF COMMUNITY ACADEMY Introduction by Chris Faraone Public schools in Boston have seemingly made more headlines than usual lately. Some stories have covered the fight over department budgeting and allocations, Continue Reading
Photos by Derek Kouyoumjian Crisis in the Creative Professions Roundup: A call for action and a collective sigh of relief Last fall, BINJ gathered over 40 writers, photographers, musicians, performance artists, community activists and freelancers of every stripe at the Community Church of Boston with a very specific goal in mind: Continue Reading