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Assistant Professor Kennedy laments the end of the Boston Pheonix

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Prof. Dan Kennedy hung his hat at the Boston Phoenix for 14 years.  When he left to join the faculty at the School of Journalism he was the paper’s media critic where he discussed and sometimes criticized news coverage of important events.  In “Media Shift,” a PBS digital media website, Kennedy talks about the paper’s demise in “How the Boston Phoenix Kept Its Readers But Lost Its Advertisers,” March 19.  The Boston Phoenix announced the closure last Thursday, March 14.  Kennedy gives his analysis on the paper’s downfall along with his history with The Boston Phoenix.  Read the story.>>