WBUR Staff

Margaret Evans

Former Staff
Senior Editor, WBUR
Recent stories

The Super Bowl Of Australian Football

September 26, 2014
Lewis Jetta of the Swans in action during the 2014 AFL Round 23 match between the Sydney Swans and the Richmond Tigers at ANZ Stadium, Sydney on August 30, 2014. (Courtesy Anthony Pearse/AFL Media)

The Grand Final is the Super Bowl of Australian football and it will take place tomorrow. A primer for the uninitiated.

Australian Rules Football: ‘Organized Mayhem’

September 20, 2014
AFL 2014 Second Semi Final - Geelong v North Melbourne

With the Australian Football League’s Grand Final scheduled for Sept. 27, Margaret Evans returns from Sydney with a primer on “Australian rules.”

2012 In Review: Sounds From The Year’s News

December 28, 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, we spend a few minutes listening back to the year in major news stories in Massachusetts.

Interview: ‘The Last Taboo’ Director Freeman

July 17, 2012

An interview with Alexander Freeman, whose latest film takes on sexuality for people with disabilities.

Sex And Disability: Boston Filmmaker Turns Lens On ‘The Last Taboo’

July 17, 2012
Alexander Freeman writes on a laptop, using a joystick, and he edits using Final Cut Pro, an industry standard. (Margaret Evans/WBUR)

Alexander Freeman, a 25-year-old with cerebral palsy, is determined to defy the odds and to make films that defy stereotypes.

Listen: The Year 2010 In News

December 31, 2010

From Scott Brown’s upset victory in January to November’s Election Day sweep by state Democrats, WBUR followed all of the year’s biggest stories.

2009, In Voices

December 31, 2009

As 2009 comes to a close, but before we head into 2010, we listen back over the year gone by in Massachusetts. Here are the voices of those who made news and those who felt its impact in 2009.

Top Menino Aide Caught In E-Mail Flap Takes Unpaid Leave

October 06, 2009

A top aide to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, at the center of an investigation into deleted e-mails, is taking an unpaid leave of absence. The mayor’s office announced late Tuesday that Michael Kineavy sought the departure.

Menino, Flaherty Clash Over Firefighters, Deleted E-Mails

October 02, 2009

For the first time since they advanced to the general election, the candidates for Boston mayor faced off in a discussion Thursday night over education, the economy and public safety.

‘T’ Chief Plans Total Cell Ban After Trolley Crash

May 09, 2009

The MBTA’s general manager says he plans to toughen the agency’s cellphone ban after ‘T’ officials say a trolley operator told them he was texting at the time of the crash.

Museum Of Fine Arts To Make Cuts, Freeze Salaries

April 03, 2009

The MFA Boston is laying off 33 people, freezing salaries across the board, and some top officials taking voluntary pay cuts.

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