The Short List: Social Media Racism, Yawkey Way Debate, Greenfield Immigration

Aug 18, 2017

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news. 

What made The Short List this week?

  • A Springfield police officer's comments on social media about Charlottesville have drawn the ire of Mayor Domenic Sarno. And the highway superintendent in Dudley, Massachusetts, has been suspended in a similar incident. (MassLive, Telegram)
  • Red Sox owner John Henry looks to change the name of Yawkey Way, the street where Fenway Park is located. (Boston Herald)
  • The Greenfield town council this week voted down an ordinance which would have made it a "safe city" for immigrants. (Greenfield Recorder, Greenfield Recorder)