Book Talk: This Program is Brought to You By...: Distributing Television News Online

Josh Braun, Assistant Professor in the Journalism Department, will discuss his recently published book on media distribution, This Program is Brought to You By...: Distributing Television News Online, for which he conducted interviews with teams and organizations within MSNBC, including the Rachel Maddow show. He also worked with NBC News and the staff responsible for both organizations’ digital platforms and social media channels.

Boston-based Barr Foundation's New Giving Priorities

After a year of review, the Barr Foundation recently announced changes to its strategic plan for grant-making. Barr is not making any seismic changes. Instead, the foundation is making certain that it definitively serves as "both stewards and catalysts." Read more in this summary, adapted by UMass Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations from Inside Philanthropy (full article) and the Barr Foundation website. 

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