Why is The Washington Post Holding a Live Event in Boston?
Posted: 5/13/2014 | By: Dan Kennedy | Nieman Journalism Lab
In a well-appointed banquet hall at the Westin Boston Waterfront, a balding, disturbingly energetic man in a red bow tie is holding forth on baby boomers, technology, and aging.
“We are not young, but we are youthful,” enthuses Joseph Coughlin, director of the MIT AgeLab. A bit later: “And by the way, we never talk about the F-word when it comes to aging: fun!” Well, I suppose.