2016 BPPA Pictures of the Year

10 – News Picture Story

1st: Dina Rudick / The Boston Globe

SUMMARY: Once, this church on in Medford pulsated with activity and hundreds of congregants. But as the decades passed, the Congregational Church of West Medford began to wither. They hired a transformative and passionate pastor, and under her guidance, sold the old church and moved into a storefront. They called the new church ‘Sanctuary.’ These pictures show that painful transition and the two years that followed.


2nd: Brian Snyder / Reuters

SUMMARY: Hillary Clinton tried, and failed, to become the first female President of the United States, leaving it to future generations to make history.


3rd: Brian Snyder / Reuters

SUMMARY: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders campaigned unsuccessfully to be the Democratic nominee for president, but tapped into a movement.