Monthly Archives: February 2017

Tribune: Violence still has “no tipping point”

Even with Chicago’s violent 2017 continuing its dishearteningly deadly start, the city was recently dealt a new level of tragedy to dwell on. Only halfway through February there have been at least 437 shootings that have left more than 80 … Continue reading

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Photographing the Charles Square Winter Farmers Market

SFor my photography assignment, I paid a visit to the Charles Square Winter Farmers Market in Cambridge, Mass. The market is in its first year of operation outside of Cambridge’s Charles Hotel, and is an extension of the hotel’s farmers … Continue reading

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Analyzing HeyJackass!

There are a variety of sites and sources for keeping up with Chicago’s violence, and one that I think does a good job with the statistics is HeyJackass! The site, whose subhead is “Illustrating Chicago Values,” compiles data from Chicago … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Boston

I missed out on the bigger events this weekend, so like Bradley I'll see what I can find during a normal event: a walk downtown #digiNU — Ben Thompson (@thompsonb_neu) February 2, 2017 My Twitter coverage of an “event” was … Continue reading

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