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Everybody has the Twinkie strikeout on the front page today. The New York Times: Read the rest at IGTLTDT.
It’s now three weeks Boston Mayor Tom Menino’s been in the hospital with a Whitman’s Sampler of symptoms, and not surprisingly, political maneuvering is the order of the day (although anyone who bets against Menino running again doesn’t really care … Continue reading
Walt (“I celebrate myself, and sing myself”) Whitman would love the Boston Herald today. The feisty local tabloid devotes Page One to . . . itself! Via the Newseum’s Today’s Front Pages: Read the rest at IGTLTDT.
Full disclosure: The hardlunching staff has boycotted the Upper Crust pizza chain ever since the Boston Globe revealed its sleazy labor tactics in a series of reports last year. So it was with mixed emotions (good for the exploited workers/bad for the … Continue reading
Today’s Boston Globe has the front-page story on the exodus of editor Marty Baron. 11-year Globe editor Martin Baron to depart Will take reins at Washington Post Martin Baron , the editor of The Boston Globe who led the news organization as it … Continue reading
It’s Post time at the local dailies in the race to cover the Obama administration’s national security team fire drill. Both papers pick up a Washington Post story this morning. The Globe’s version, predictably, is lengthier . . . Read … Continue reading
The Boston Globe, which the hardreading staff has noted for its record of slowbituaries, checks in early with this obit (boink! sorry, paywall) of Boston Herald reporter Joe Heaney: Joe Heaney, 82; longtime Boston Herald reporter During his career as a reporter for the … Continue reading
Sunday’s Boston Herald featured a fond farewell to former reporter Joe Heaney, described by a co-worker as “just a wonderful man with a big, kind heart and witticisms to the end of time.” His time ended, Heaney received a two-gun salute, … Continue reading
As the hardreading staff noted Friday, it was the Boston Globe that whacked Elizabeth Warren (D-It’s All Good) for her Marcel Marceau press conference on Thursday, while the Boston Herald gave her rare hall pass. The feisty local tabloid made up for it, however, … Continue reading
Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren’s Marcel Marceau press conference yesterday got – wait for it – very different treatment in the local dailies today. But in a rare role reversal, it’s the Boston Herald giving her a free pass, while the Globe … Continue reading