The &pizza chain may have won the yearlong regulatory war for a space in Harvard Square, but neighborhood group resistance hasn’t gone away. Now it’s a short video ad and a couple of marketing tactics shown in it that has a few people agitated.
In this political climate, hate speech is becoming common. And there has been an uptick of the use of the N-word, even from the mouths of people one would not expect.
The rules of how to be the press in Cambridge haven’t become any more clear since Monday, when Mayor E. Denise Simmons spoke vaguely of rules that sounded unlike any traditional understanding of government-press interaction.
What kind of impact has the media had on the election? Cambridge Community Television hosts a free mini-conference Saturday on “The Media and the Election” to see if a dozen local journalists can figure it out.
Netflix originals may look a bit like America – though some are British – but it looks like an America still dominated by white guys and blonde women where diversity in food comes just ahead of diversity in race.
A free workshop on “The Impact of Violent Media and Child Development” is scheduled for Wednesday, offered by vice mayor Marc McGovern and the Cambridge Public Schools Title 1 office. Participants are asked to RSVP on Monday.
A conservative news site’s warning about city councillor Nadeem Mazen based on his religion seemed to backfire in Cambridge, as a stream of citizens stood to praise him and blast the website. Now Mazen said he is considering suing for libel.
The Papercut Zine Library crossed back over the Charles River today after being forced temporarily to Allston.
Scout Cambridge, the independent metro style magazine with a Somerville twin, has an annual best-of vote (cleverly named Scout’s “Honored”) that lists Cambridge Day as one of three nominees for Best Local Media.
Three programs produced at Cambridge Community Television will be honored at the Hometown Media Awards ceremony Aug. 13 as part of a national Alliance for Community Media annual conference being held in Pasadena.