UMass-Boston student newspaper editor sued for defamation, emotional distress

August 7, 2019
Cady Vishniac, former news editor for the student newspaper at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is the only remaining defendant in an ongoing legal case stemming from an article published in 2013.Mass Media, the university’s independent student newspaper, routinely published information straight from the weekly police blotter, The Boston Globe reported. In March 2013, Mass Media published an entry about an unidentified individual allegedly taking pictures of women on campus without their knowledge or consent under the headline, “Have You …

Massachusetts reporter arrested for threatening Walpole Times reporter

January 29, 2019
Reporter Amy Zuckerman was arrested at her home in Shutesbury, Massachusetts, on July 7, 2018 on a warrant charging her with making terroristic threats in emails to a reporter at the Walpole Times the day before.The Walpole Times, based in Walpole, Massachusetts, is owned by GateHouse Media. Its reporter, who was unnamed, had asked Zuckerman to remove him from a mailing list multiple times.“The specific threats were mentioned shooting a firearm through the window of the Walpole Times while people …