What will they think of, next?

We start off Episode 14 recounting the discourse of our fair city’s February 1 City Council meeting in which Ward 3 City Councilor Nathan Boudreau stood up for the citizens of Ward 3, nearly 15 or more of which have experienced the ‘high’ quality of Gardner’s drinking water.

Our former Politica co-host Scott J. Graves was un-characteristically quiet during this week’s meeting.  That didn’t stop him as contributing writer to M the Media Project.

The focus of our conversation centered around the weaponization of various phenomenon around us these days.  A volatile mix of toxic individualism and politicization has resulted in everything from the events of January 6, 2021 to the misuse of public information laws and character assassination at the local level through social media.

Special Guests

February 11: Why Artists can’t have politics w/ Jared Holaday

February 18: North Quabbin News w/ Mitch Grotsky

February 25: Special Live Event

* Stay Tuned for announcement: new co-host coming to Politica Podcast

Scotts on the Rocks Politica is a political-centric broadcast that aims to lead through example.

Scott M. Graves is your host joined by a wide variety of guests from throughout the political spectrum and from a wide variety of disciplines.

Our intent is to provide rational and detailed discussion for listeners.  We’re proving we have more in common and that we’re better together than torn asunder.

Our weekly podcast features careful examinations  blendded with current events reporting from a national and local perspective.

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With that in mind we’re launching an initiative we’re calling M The Media Project. This is a service of SMGraves Associates and over the months and years ahead we’re hoping to experiment with a variety of mediums, financial models and service delivery methods to deliver important news to a regional audience. 

It is our hope that we will create successful media services companies, incubated right here in central Massachusetts that have the potential of becoming replicable. 

The stakes for our society are too high for us not to take this endeavor on.  There are too many capable journalists across the country willing to take part in new and successful business enterprise dedicated to the smart delivery of local political, social and cultural stories.  The stories that tell us who we are and who we desire to be.
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