Subject of BINJ feature who was victim of 1981 attack by fellow firefighters one step closer to full pension We started the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism in 2015 to report stories that weren’t being told about people who were often ignored by big media. That’s become the leading cliché offered by many who have […]
The concept is for it to be a media resource where people can learn about small and local outlets of all kinds—newspapers, blogs, community media centers—and support them in various ways.
[W]e’re asking all readers who are concerned about the collapse of local news media to contact your state representative and ask them to cosponsor Amendment #40 of H. 4879. The more cosponsors the amendment has, the more likely House Ways and Means will pass it. If that happens it has a good chance of making it through the full legislative process for this session. And becoming a law. Which would be a promising outcome for the future of local news in the Commonwealth.
We want to speak with people from other community groups as well, but for now we’re focusing on artists, service industry professionals, freelance reporters, and Chelsea residents.
“Right now, we just don’t know what to do with nuclear waste. It lasts 100,000 years … It’s shockingly toxic. We’re going to have to figure out what to do with that waste for sure. I mean, 100,000 years.”