Special Features

June 4, 2009
On May 3, 2009, the fate of the Boston Globe hung in the air. Explore community reactions and insider’s looks into the state of the newspaper industry and the future of journalism in this multimedia feature, produced by the students of JOURN 397G.
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March 12, 2009
Can we spend our way out of a bad economy? Six professors from UMass and Mt. Holyoke explore the costs, benefits and impacts of Obama’s $787 billion stimulus bill in this interactive video guide.
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Nov. 4, 2008
What roles do race and gender really play in the 2008 election? The answers are not what you might expect. Find out why in this in-depth AmherstWire.com analysis, featuring interviews with UMass professors of journalism, Afro-American and women’s studies. Read more →

Oct. 1, 2008
Heard about the financial crisis in the news, but want to know more about what’s going on? The Amherst Wire presents an exclusive multimedia report, featuring in-depth interviews with UMass economics professors. Read more →

May 26, 2008
At the University of Massachusetts and throughout the town of Amherst, people are feeling the impact of the Iraq war in different ways. In this series, hear and see the stories of those individuals touched in one way or another by war, and how it affects the way people will vote this November. Read more →