Will Call #54: Standing Together Against Othering in the Berkshires

"Kylie Jenner," by Merudjina Normil; submitted photo.

In the wake of the November election, people across the country have seen fear and anger and exclusion become part of a national public conversation. Many people are sharing the experience of feeling that they do not belong in their familiar places. It’s called othering — making someone feel pushed to the edges, unwanted or different. It can happen in daily […]

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Will Call #51: Made in the Berkshires — 2016

Will Call welcomes our new host, Kate Abbott, to the show! The founder and editor of BTW Berkshires, Kate has been one of the region’s most respected Arts & Culture writers for more than a decade. Exceedingly talented with a pen, Kate takes up the microphone in an ambitious first episode about the 6th annual Made in the Berkshires Festival. […]

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The Top Left Corner, Episode 18, “Berkshire Media Mavens,” Part 2:
Tammy Daniels on “What IS the News?”

As we re-boot the “Audio iBeat” segment of the Top Left Corner, Tammy Daniels, Managing Editor at iBerkshires.com offers listeners a crash-course on journalism.   NOTE: This episode, which  features conversations with both Kate Abbott and Tammy Daniels, ran so long that breaking it up into two parts only made sense. This, Part II, is our informative and insightful discussion […]

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The Top Left Corner, Episode 18, “Berkshire Media Mavens,” Part 1:
Kate Abbott Launches “BTW Berkshires”

Kate Abbott standing in the Oyster River, Durham N.H; Facebook photo

Kate Abbott, former editor at Berkshires Week, talks a bit about her new media property, BTW Berkshires, and a whole lot about the practice of journalism NOTE: This episode, which  features conversations with both Kate Abbott and Tammy Daniels, ran so long that breaking it up into two parts only made sense. This, Part I, is our extremely engaging talk […]

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