Outside a Massachusetts polling place.
Robin Lubbock / WBUR

Voters in Massachusetts can start casting their ballots on Monday. But is everybody ready?

Whose  Language?: English as a censoring tool.

This is part of the seven-episode In Contrast podcast special What’s Wrong with American Media? Public intellectual and host of In Contrast Ilan Stavans and veteran journalist Ray Suarez look at Murrow’s message in the age of “fake news” through a series of conversations.

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker, right, and Democratic challenger Jay Gonzalez wait to be introduced prior to a televised debate at the studios of WGBH-TV in Boston on Wednesday.
Meredith Nierman / WGBH-TV via AP, Pool

Gov. Charlie Baker and his Democratic challenger, Jay Gonzalez, debated on Wednesday night for the second time — and with less than three weeks to go until election day.

Marcia Morrison, Ms. Senior Massachusetts 2018, spent months preparing for the national Ms. Senior America contest held in Atlantic City on October 18, 2018.
Jill Kaufman / NEPR

Just down the boardwalk from last month's Miss America contest, the next Ms. Senior America will be chosen Thursday from among a crowd of women over 60 years old, and some who are well over 60. 

MGM's Mike Mathis (second from left) gives a tour of the casino site to officials including Governor Charlie Baker and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno.
Mark M. Murray / The Republican /

Executives at MGM Springfield have not made many political donations this election season, but they do have some favorite politicians.