Right NEast/Wrong NEast: When did we annex Fishtown?

Outside media don’t care about the Northeast. We have all seen them misuse, misspell and mistake our neighborhoods and our streets, so we at NEast mag wanted to do something about it. When they get it wrong, we set it right in a segment we like to call Right NEast/Wrong NEast.

By Shannon McDonald

Those Temple students are at it again. It’s week one of Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab’s summer session, so the students are out in the neighborhoods.

Team 9 was assigned to Fishtown, which, by their calculation, is in the Northeast. Even Fishtown natives will tell you they don’t live in the NEast, but we’ll cut the MURL students some slack, as it’s their first week out. To the school’s credit, at least Temple is teaching its students about Philadelphia.

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