The Dorchester Reporter has hired an outside editor to keep tabs of its coverage of the 1st Suffolk Senate race of Linda Dorcena Forry, whose husband, Bill, is publisher of the paper and the Boston Haitian Reporter and Mattapan Reporter.
Bill Forry, managing editor of the Dorchester Reporter, has been awarded a yearlong Shorenstein scholarship at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government:
The full tuition Shorenstein Center Scholarship in Press and Politics is awarded to an individual who has a proven interest in issues concerning the press and politics. The scholarship supports students who wish to pursue graduate study in the field of press,... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter has a spiffy new look - and, equally important, the beginnings of a new online community for Boston's largest neighborhood.
I have to admit I'm a bit biased, though, since I helped build the site (see, I haven't just been sitting around moping and feeding my Twitter addiction). Actually, I'd be most grateful if you could check it out and let... Read more
Most of the police-blotter columns in Boston's weeklies are pretty boring (dear GateHouse papers: Any chance you could add stuff like time and specific addresses to your items? Saying somebody got arrested for A&B on Washington Street in Roslindale is kinda useless, given that the street runs the entire length of the neighborhood, kthxbye). But the Dorchester Reporter's weekly column, written by Officer Mike Keaney... Read more