[act-ma] Top Stories from Open Media Boston (week of 9/5/08) / plus OMB Benefit Party in 7 Days!

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Fri Sep 5 19:28:56 PDT 2008

[please forward widely]

Hi folks,

First, check out this week's top stories at www.openmediaboston.org:

Breaking News: Activists Gather in Roxbury But Fail to Prevent Home Eviction

Editorial: Open Media Boston Receives the 2008 Cloward-Piven Award from 
the New Political Science Caucus of the APSA

Opinion: Letter from Legal Sea Foods

Opinion: This Labor Day, Time to Turn Around America

Tech: Two new tech stories will be filed shortly. Keep an eye out for 
them on http://www.openmediaboston.org.

Second, plan to come out to our benefit in one week - with entertainment 
by the jazz combo, Travelin' Light:

Friday, September 12, 7-10 p.m.
Benefit for Open Media Boston Youth Training in Collaborative Media
$10+ at the door (sliding scale, 1st drink ticket included with entry)
Encuentro 5, 33 Harrison Ave. in Boston's Chinatown
Click the following link for more info: 

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Jason Pramas
Open Media Boston

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