June 2006
Nieman Reports;Summer2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p110
The article reports on the resignation of Richard Chacón, a fellow of the Nieman program in 2005, from the "Boston Globe" newspaper to become director of communications for Deval L. Patrick, a Democrat gubernatorial candidate of Massachusetts. He worked with the newspaper for 12 years and spent the year 2005 as ombudsman. According to the announcement of the newspaper, Chacón wanted to work with Patrick because of the message that he wants to give to the people. He said the he is excited about his new job and that this is a new and different kind of public service from what he was doing before as a journalist.


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