Globe journalists who worked on "68 Blocks" series will discuss their
experiences living in and covering a Boston neighborhood marred by
violence, but also brimming with humanity and hope.
More Details about the Event
The Boston Globe’s five-part "68 Blocks" series provided an
unprecedented look inside the Bowdoin-Geneva enclave in Boston’s
In a project noteworthy for its depth and
scope, Globe reporters lived in the neighborhood from May through
September 2012, moving past stereotypes and gaining an intimate
understanding of the community’s culture.
Members of the community featured in the series will share their perspective:
Journalists, a photographer, and videographer will discuss their
experiences creating a series that integrated exhaustive reporting,
narrative storytelling, and specialized use of innovative social and
digital media tools.
- "Big Nate" Davis, who lost one son to gun violence and the other to jail, and
- Father Richard "Doc" Conway, the priest who walks the
neighborhood’s streets to connect with and help community
The reporting team gained unparalleled access to paint a dynamic
picture of the Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood. The discussion
will conclude with a Q&A session with the audience.
|Assistant Metro Editor Steven Wilmsen moderates
Community members Nate Davis and Father Richard "Doc" Conway
Boston Globe reporters Akilah Johnson, Meghan Irons, Maria Cramer, Jenna Russell, and Andrew Ryan
Boston Globe photographer and videographer
Q&A Session with audience follows
|Wednesday, January 30, 2013
6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.
||The Boston Globe – The Link
135 Morrissey Blvd
Boston, MA 02125
|Registration Required: Click here http://bowdoingeneva.eventbrite.com/#
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Posted: January 25, 2013
Nancy J Conrad