Author Archives: Natasha Mascarenhas

Society of Professional Journalists rally for public records

Society of Professional Journalists rally for public records

About 30 Journalists, students, and public record advocates stood on the steps of the Massachusetts State House Jan. 21 in the freezing cold to rally for a better public records law in Massachusetts. “We are hoping that [the Senate] is going to pass a more favorable bill than the House’s bill,” said Danielle McLean, the

After Distribution Troubles, Boston Globe Staff Deliver Papers Themselves

Photo: Tony Fischer Last night into early this morning, Boston Globe staff reporters, photographers, and editors alike responded to the recent paper delivery issues across Eastern Massachusetts by adding another bullet to their job descriptions: paper boys and paper girls. The Globe’s recent switch to ACI media group has created an array of issues with

Big Truck 4 Big Wishes: Walmart assists fundraiser for Home for Little Wanderers

Earlier this month, a twenty-four-foot-high truck with an eighteen-foot-wide banner stood near the Route 1 Walmart Superstore to gather gift donations for the Home for Little Wanderers’ annual fundraiser, “Big Truck 4 Big Wishes.” With the help of Walmart’s generous partnership, the Home for Little Wanderers was able to take the annual “Stuff-a-Truck” event and

Watertown Student Raises “Cards 4 a Cause”

Photo: Zengzheng Wang Earlier this month, about 40 people and a fluffy off-white dog gathered in a chestnut house in Watertown scattered with homemade treats and drinks to help launch Cards4ACause. The intimate setting was reflective of what 14-year-old Watertown High School freshman Joanna Munson-Palomba said she wanted her organization to stand for. “This is