[act-ma] Open Media Boston Holiday Appeal: Help Us Launch the New OMB Cooperative! (week of 11/29/09)

Jason Pramas jpramas at igc.org
Mon Nov 30 00:57:09 PST 2009

[please forward widely]

Hi folks! Check out this week's top stories from Open Media Boston. And 
if you like what we do, please read our Holiday Appeal and give 
generously towards the establishment of an OMB Cooperative. With your 
support, we can keep bringing you quality progressive news coverage week 
after week - and prove that Community Supported Journalism can work in 
Boston and beyond!

News: Housekeepers, Laid Off From Hyatt, Want Jobs Back; Few Accept 
Offer From Hotel For Re-training And Job Search Services

Editorial: Open Media Boston Holiday Appeal: Help Us Launch the New OMB 

Opinion: The Skinning of Seniors: Who Gives a Damn!

Opinion: Senate Passes CORI Reform

More coming soon in our News, Tech and Featured Visual sections ...

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Jason Pramas Editor/Publisher Open Media Boston www.openmediaboston.org

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