by Paul Bass | Feb 22, 2018 2:07 pm
Miami — Fake news and comment-thread sewers don’t scare Jimmy Wales.
Wales, the man who who conquered the World Wide Web 1.0 with a vision of citizen-powered information called Wikipedia, is back with an updated plan to protect us from from threats to a vital press, without giving up the democratic dream.
Continue reading ‘Mr. Wikipedia Still Trusts The People’
by Christopher Peak | Feb 21, 2018 8:21 am | Comments (16)
New Haveners have a new, healthier transit option — coupled with enticements to consume Coca-Cola and Sausage McMuffins.
Those fast-food advertisements have gone up alongside docking stations for Bike New Haven, the city’s long-awaited bike-share program.
Continue reading ‘Eat A Burger, Then Bike It Off’
by Staff | Feb 14, 2018 12:47 pm | Comments (1)
New Haven’s downtown gateway to higher ed has become a gateway to the statewide radio airwaves, as well.
Continue reading ‘“CT Public” Moves In’
by Mercy A. Quaye | Jan 18, 2018 4:09 pm | Comments (2)
Do plagiarism laws apply to memes?
Continue reading ‘Journo Rebounds After Meme Misstep’
by Christopher Peak | Jan 12, 2018 1:07 pm
One of the men accusing prominent New Haven Rabbi Daniel Greer of sexually abusing him told his story in harrowing detail — on video. Should the public get to watch it?
Continue reading ‘Sex Abuse Victim’s Video Tests Law’
by Paul Bass | Nov 28, 2017 7:44 am
This “Giving Tuesday,” please consider including a contribution to the Independent.
Continue reading ‘Please Support Local Not-For-Profit News’
by Staff | Nov 15, 2017 7:44 am | Comments (10)
(Opinion) I’m just a patrol cop in New Haven. This is my opinion and it doesn’t reflect the position of anyone but myself. I wasn’t paid, ordered or otherwise told to write it. I authored it off duty, and it’s worth exactly what you’re paying to read it.
Continue reading ‘“Cop Of The Week,” Reconsidered’
by Staff | Aug 28, 2017 6:27 am | Comments (1)
Barb Levine-Ritterman has made it easier to read the New Haven Independent — by catching more than 140 typos.
Continue reading ‘Levine-Ritterman Mugged!’
by Staff | Jul 4, 2017 7:52 am | Comments (4)
No deal, Independent reporter David Sepulveda told the state.
No case, the judge ruled in the end.
Continue reading ‘Sepulveda Case Dismissed’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 19, 2017 3:38 pm | Comments (2)
You may soon hear a familiar voice with a new ID tag: “This is Faith Middleton of ‘Food Schmooze’ broadcasting from Gateway Community College in New Haven.”
Continue reading ‘Live From Gateway ... It’s WNPR!’