Acting Mayor of Boston Kim Janey announced the city’s new “Joy Agenda” plan in May, an initiative that includes public art to heal the city after its tumultuous experience dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and the unrest resulting from the murder of George Floyd.
Media outlets are confronting racism in the industry by making style guide changes. The Boston Globe was one of the first to do so, but some wonder whether it will be the first step or the last.
As the journalism industry grapples with cries of racism from within its ranks, journalism schools must make a choice about how to guide the next generation of media makers. Black professors and students alike feel it’s urgent to see more diverse newsrooms.
Almost 50 years after the 1974 court order for Boston to desegregate its school system members of the East Boston Community News recall their coverage of the issue and the firebombs and threats that proved its importance.
The Shorenstein Center at Harvard Kennedy School kicked off their Political Pandemonium 2020 series with a workshop on media disinformation and mutual aid amid the dual pandemic of COVID-19 and ongoing systemic racism.
Psychiatrists are seeing an increase in anxiety disorders during the COVID pandemic. Dr. Brendel shares some coping mechanisms.
Pediatric nurses are caring for the less vulnerable population when it comes to contracting COVID but the kids have no idea what’s going on.
Visiting nurses are adjusting to a new normal as patients don’t want them to enter their homes due to COVID-19.
Over the past few months, fewer industries have faced more uncertainty than dining. As owners of restaurants in Massachusetts and the North End, in particular, adjust to adhere to social distancing guidelines, their jobs have changed as they try to stay in business.
After months of only takeout, every state is now allowing dine-in eating in some capacity. Over the past few months, many businesses have been sheltered, as Massachusetts flattened the curve. As the state has gradually reopened, owners are happy to be welcoming back customers, despite numerous changes. Like restaurant workers, customers are adjusting to a new normal.