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Globe Herald Hostage (Lowball Edition)

Once again the Boston Herald is a day late, but it’s the dollar short that’s interesting. Yesterday’s Boston Globe featured this update on the sale of the paper: Field of bidders for Globe reportedly narrows Groups with local ties – Taylor family … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Super Bowl Ads

Once around the Super Bowl Adstravaganza, James, and don’t spare the horses. So Super Bowl XLVII turned into a pretty good game out of what seemed to be shaping up as a stinker. Too bad the ads didn’t follow suit. … Continue reading

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Brown Out At The Boston Globe

One little word was big enough to make page 3 of today’s Boston Herald: ‘Bqhatevwr’ he said Scott Brown’s Twitter troubles light up Web with jokes Former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown set off an Internet sensation early yesterday after a string of … Continue reading

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Blog New World At The Boston Globe

It’s no secret that newspapers are constantly looking for new ways to generate and increase ad revenues. Today’s Boston Globe has a new one on the hardtracking staff: Wholesale blogvertising in the paper’s G section. The full-page blogvert . . … Continue reading

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Boston.com A Little Tipsy With O’Neill Picture?

So Tip O’Neill is getting a government building in DC named after him. From Boston Globe reporter Glen Johnson’s Political Intelligence column: The federal office building that will bear O’Neill’s name is currently being renovated. It sits between the Hubert H. … Continue reading

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Legal Sea Foods Leaves A Bad Taste

Ad in Monday’s Boston Globe Metro section, one page before the obituaries: Yes, Legal Sea Foods has a long and spotty history of controversial advertising. And yes, any publicity is good publicity, as they say. But this ad is a … Continue reading

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Is Boston.com Submarining BostonGlobe.com?

Yesterday the hardreading staff at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town noted that the Boston Sunday Globe had two major takeouts on its front page. Turns out, they also appeared on boston.com – here and here. The hardworking … Continue reading

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WSJ Misfires: Fails to Get Full Story On Scott Brown, Fails To Credit First Story On Rahm Emanuel

Maybe the hardworking staff is just feeling nitpicky tonight, but two weekend Wall Street Journal stories (on consecutive pages, no less) hit us the wrong way. Nitpick #1: Chicago Tussles Over Cameras Mayor Emanuel Says They Would Catch Speeders; Critics … Continue reading

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Will The Boston Globe Run Doonesbury’s Vaginal Ultrasound Series?

Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau has a series of comic strips slated to run this week lampooning Virginia’s new law mandating (vaginal) ultrasounds before women can get an abortion there. The Boston Globe’s boston.com site has already reported that a Texas … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Year In Review Edition)

Splendid reader Michael Pahre sent this along: Check out #22, 39, and, of course, your favorite #50: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2011/12/the_year_in_pictures_part_iii.html That would be photos from boston.com’s The Year in Pictures: Part III. #22: #39: #50: Questions? Comments? Bitter Recriminations?

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