It’s important to celebrate the stories that really caught the attention of the public, in some cases not just in Greater Boston but far away from our home base as well.
Seeks more participation from Somerville residents It has been nine months since DigBoston and the Boston Institute for Nonprofit Journalism partnered with the Somerville Media Center to organize an event asking Somervillians what kind of coverage was missing from their city’s remaining news media. The February 2019 Somerville Community Summit ultimately attracted 115 locals—many […]
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.
In addition to appearing in DigBoston, the article has also been published by our frequent partners at the Shoestring in Western Mass, and it will also run in the upcoming issue of the Bay State Banner.
Consultants told Mass State Police how to avoid turmoil. The department ignored the advice and spent the following two decades spiraling toward boundless corruption.