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Ask Dr. Ads: Who Is Fr. Roy Bourgeois and Why Did He Run an Ad in the Boston Globe?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, So I’m minding my own business reading the Boston Sunday Globe when I come across this ad on page A6. (Blurry visuals compliments of the … Continue reading

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Northeastern Goes National with Full-Page Ads

Northeastern University – the Little College That Could . . . Jack Up Its Cost to $55,000 per annum - has gone full-page boogie in a new advertising campaign. From Monday’s Boston Globe:     The same ad ran in Monday’s New … Continue reading

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There’s Crying/No Crying in the Corporate Workplace!

As the hardwalking staff headed home last night, we heard this report by Ashley Milne-Tyte on APM’s Marketplace. Is it getting easier to show emotions at work? We all spend a lot of time at work. Sometimes stuff happens that drives … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Is Assignment Desk for NYT (Instead of Vice-Versa)

Normally, the Boston Globe is a lively index to the New York Times, given all the wire-service pieces the stately local broadsheet picks up from the Times. But Saturday’s Gray Lady featured a total Globe caboose by Jess Bidgood. Efforts to … Continue reading

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The Map of Elizabeth Warren’s Presidential Run

Smart front-page piece by Noah Bierman in Tuesday’s Boston Globe about Massachusetts senior (!) senator Elizabeth Warren’s nationwide Good Neighbor Liz tour. Warren bolsters Democratic party’s funding Money-raising aids Shaheen, other candidates WASHINGTON — Elizabeth Warren has played the role … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (John Henry/Justin Bieber Edition)

The dreaded Thursday Curse reappeared in this week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight after the Boston Globe made an announcement about its new management: JOHN HENRY ASSUMES ROLE OF BOSTON GLOBE PUBLISHER; MIKE SHEEHAN APPOINTED GLOBE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Boston (Jan. 30, 2014) … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Half-Baked Edition)

First it was the death of Nelson Mandela. Then Chris Christie’s marathon presser in the George Washington Bridge rumpus. Now it’s Chet Curtis, rest his soul. What do they have in common? All were missed by the Boston Herald’s Press … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Prifti: Drawn by Light’ at the Griffin Museum

Well the Missus and I trundled out to Winchester yesterday to catch the David Prifti exhibit at the Griffin Museum and, say, it was swell. (As was our breakfast at the Swanton Street Diner.) From the museum’s website: In an … Continue reading

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‘The Most Interesting Front Page in the World’

Sharp Page One piece in yesterday’s Boston Sunday Globe about Jonathan Goldsmith, the Vermont actor who plays The Most Interesting Man in the World in Dos Equis commercials.     The hardworking staff does always read local front pages, and … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (Wait – What? Edition)

From our Scratch Your Head desk This correction ran in Wednesday’s Boston Globe: Huh? So the hardclicking staff went back to the original Globe piece and found this: Also being featured in Christie’s Jan. 24 sale is “Favorites From the … Continue reading

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