What’s next for Howie Carr?

At the bottom of Howie Carr’s column in today’s Boston Herald is this: “Howie will be back on the radio Monday at 3 p.m.” Since­Carr had just been released from […]

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Closing arguments in Robel Phillipos trial

His defense attorney argued in closing state­ments that Phillipos’ friends were speaking Russian and he was unsure what they were doing. His attorney also said Phillipos had been smoking marijuana […]

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The Providence Phoenix, 1979–2014

As you may have already heard, The Prov­i­dence Phoenix is shut­ting down, about a year and a half after The Boston Phoenix­closed its doors. Ted Nesi of WPRI covers it […]

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Citizen media and Ferguson

On the evening of Aug. 13, while I was checking Twitter, I started to see reports coming in that the police in Fer­guson, Mis­souri, were forcibly sup­pressing non­vi­o­lent protests. Five […]

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Why some say campus police shouldn’t carry guns

Last march, an annual tra­di­tion at UMass-​​​​Amherst descended into a melee. Town and campus police offi­cers don­ning riot gear were called in after a St. Patrick’s Day cel­e­bra­tion, known as the […]

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