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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Stephen Colbert Edition)

The Thursday Curse struck again in the latest episode of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight between the local hall monitors. Start with the Boston Herald’s Press Party, which featured this lineup in its Wayne’s World webcast on Thursday: On this … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Boston’s Tragic Fire Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last week, with the media hall monitors grading news coverage of Tuesday’s horrific Back Bay inferno that left two Boston firefighters dead and over a dozen injured. From the Boston Herald’s Press Party (starting at 1:05):   … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Boston Herald Liable for Libel Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features a very special topic: The legal beatdown of the Boston Herald for libeling a local woman in its 2009 report that she engaged in “sexual acts” with a convicted murderer at Bridgewater’s Old … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Deval Patrick ‘Maybe’ Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features very different versions of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick’s showing some leg to Politico last Sunday about a future presidential run. The Boston Herald’s Press Party called out “Deval’s doublespeak” in its Wayne’s World webcast on Thursday. … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Martha Coakley Edition)

Page Six of Thursday’s Boston Herald:     C’mon, Heraldniks: We know you don’t like Mirtha, but really – was it necessary to roll out the PoreCam this early? Why not keep your powder dry for a while? (Meanwhile, memo … Continue reading

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‘Would He’ Allen? WSJ’s Rabinowitz Says No

The hardreading staff over at Two-Daily Town has dutifully recorded Boston Herald columnist Margery Eagan’s sandblasting of Woody Allen’s defense against allegations by his adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, that he sexually molested her as a child. Now comes Wall Street … 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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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (One Town, Two Different Places Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight this week provides another episode in our long-running One Town, Two Different Places mediadrama. Boston Herald’s underdog Press Party featured this: On Press Party this week we talk about why the media’s attention was so focused … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Thursday’s Curse Edition)

From our Another Day, Another Dolor desk Once again the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight is a total mismatch because the Boston Herald’s Press Party just can’t wait until Friday to deliver its weekly insights. Last month the Wayne’s World webcast … Continue reading

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