Tag Archives: Boston Herald

Dead Blogging ‘Once’ at Boston Opera House

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the theater district last night to catch the New York Theatre Workshop production of Once, and say, it was swell. Even though we sat in the nosebleed section of the banged-out Opera … Continue reading

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Extra! The Globe Out-Heralds The Herald! (Deval Patrick’s Crack Cousin Edition)

This defies the natural order of things, but hey . . . Friday’s Boston Globe, Page One: Friday’s Boston Herald, page 16 . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Town Daily (NY/Boston Outgoing Mayor Edition)

A tale of two cities with longtime mayors on the exit ramp. Thursday’s Boston Herald Page One:     The inside story on 20-year mayor Tom Menino heading for the door.     Down the road in the Big Town, … Continue reading

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Our Beat The Press Party Bakeoff (Nelson Mandela Edition)

In this week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight, it’s not, as often happens, that the local media hall monitors are operating in different universes. It’s that they’re operating on different days. Start as always with the Boston Herald’s Underdog Press Party. This … Continue reading

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More Than One Hitch To Baker/Polito Union

The shotgun wedding between Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker and lieutenant governor hopeful Karyn Polito had its engagement announcement in Monday’s Boston Globe. Running mate issue gets thornier for Charlie Baker Karyn E. Polito, the former Republican legislator who lost a 2010 … Continue reading

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Boston Herald’s BRAmpage, Part Three

The feisty local tabloid’s real-estate crusade continues today, with two full pages dedicated to ripping the lid off Mayor Tom Menino and his Boston Redevelopment Authority marionettes. Of special note is this whack at one BRA member in particular (if you guessed that he … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (John Henry Epistolary Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features a fresh face this week. Start, as usual, with the Boston Herald’s Underdog Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast has a new host, as Friday’s edition of the Herald trumpeted (and the hardreading staff … Continue reading

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Globe Has Staggering Ad-vantage Over Herald

Once the Boston Red Sox – sorry, World Series Champion Red Sox - took Game 6, flooded the clubhouse with bubbly, painted the town Red for the rest of Wednesday night, and rode the duck boats into MLB history, it was all … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Two Different Worlds Edition Umpteen)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last Friday, and for the umpteenth time the two local media hall monitors operated in parallel universes. Start, as always, with Underdog Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast featured this lineup of topics: … Continue reading

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Herald’s Koji-tations Are Krazy

The hardreading staff gets it that Pennant Fever Grips Hub Tabloid (just check out pages 1 through 5, along with the actual Sports section). But then the feisty local fanzoid goes overboard. From today’s Back Page: Uehara among greats? Really? The guy has 24 … Continue reading

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