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January 16, 2018

WGBH News Announces New Facebook Live Monthly Series

Inside Boston with Joe Mathieu series to come live from the Boston Public Library studio

Boston, MA (January 16, 2018) – On Thursday, January 18 from noon to 1pm, WGBH News will air the first edition of Inside Boston with Joe Mathieu, a monthly Facebook Live session from the Boston Public Library studio with 89.7 WGBH’s Morning Edition host Joe Mathieu. The series will highlight issues around the city, including affordable housing, gentrification and more, chronicling and exploring a different Boston neighborhood each month.

The series’ inaugural episode will focus on Jamaica Plain, and will include a discussion about the issues surrounding the neighborhood as well as celebrating what makes Jamaica Plain an attractive Boston community. State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez will join as a guest to offer his insights.

“The WGBH studio and Newsfeed Café at the Boston Public Library have become a great communal meeting area and place for a citizens to engage on the issues in their neighborhoods,” said Linda Polach, executive managing editor at WGBH News. “We look forward to spearheading conversations about issues and celebrating the unique character of Boston’s neighborhoods.”

Follow WGBH News on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/wgbhnews/ to find more information on how to tune in to Inside Boston.

About WGBH News

WGBH News is among the fastest growing local news providers in greater Boston and draws on the talent of a multi-platform newsroom that includes 89.7 WGBH, Boston’s Local NPR, television and digital reporting. The WGBH newsroom continues to invest in substantive local coverage and has established dedicated desks for innovation, higher education and politics as well as unique partnerships to expand on that commitment, including with WNYC’s The Takeaway, PRI’s The World, the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, and The GroundTruth Project.





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