As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
The New York Times Co. could be moving soon to shut down the Boston Globe — which means that one of the country’s oldest newspapers may be only weeks away from extinction. We explore what this means for communities in New England that depend on the Globe for state and local news, and what the Globe’s potential closure means for the rest of the newspaper industry.
- Mark Jurkowitz Associate Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism; former ombudsman of The Boston Globe.
- Eileen McNamara Professor, Brandeis University; Former Columnist, The Boston Globe
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