Author Archives: Samara Abramson

About Samara Abramson

Samara Abramson is a news reporter based in Massachusetts.

When are anonymous sources helpful?

On the front page of The Easton Journal, my hometown’s newspaper, this past weekend, was a story that immediately intrigued me because of its relevance to news that has been circling around the University of Massachusetts Amherst over the past … Continue reading

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Combining text and photos

One of this week’s readings that I found particularly interesting was the NPR article, “People Wonder: ‘If They Gunned Me Down,’ What Photo Would Media Use?” by Bill Chappell. A blog called “Which Picture Would They Use?” displays a variety … Continue reading

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