Jack Thomas has had a prolific career at the Boston Globe for more than four decades. Over the course of his career, he worked as a police reporter, Boston City Editor, undercover reporter, National Correspondent, TV critic, and ombudsman. He has been given accolades in journalism by the Associated Press News Executives Association and the Pulitzer Prize Committee.
Featured Article: "Down and out in boston"
This is an article written by Jack Thomas in 1992, in which he went undercover as a homeless man on the streets of Boston. He wrote it to explain the plight of the poor and homeless to those who had no chance to witness it. It is our featured article, because it has been taught in journalism and public policy schools across New England.