Filling the News Gap in Cambridge and Beyond: Covering Chaos

Filling the News Gap in Cambridge and Beyond: Covering Chaos

Dan Kennedy moderated a discussion among non-traditional journalists

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Covering Chaos

When shots rang out at MIT late in the evening of April 18th, events in Cambridge were covered in ways that have few precedents. Dan Kennedy, professor of Journalism at Northeastern and author of "Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the Post-Newspaper Age" moderated a discussion among some of the non-traditional journalists who jumped to cover unfolding events.

-Andrew Ba Tran, Producer, boston.com
-Catherine Cloutier, Producer, boston.com
-Brian D'Amico, Undergraduate, Northeastern University, breaking news enthusiast
-Taylor Dobbs, Journalism Students, Northeastern University
-Josh Stearns, Journalism and Public Media Campaign Director, Free Press
Moderator: Dan Kennedy, Professor of Journalism, Northeastern University