Tag Archives: Howie Carr

Jock Shock: WEEI’s Jason Wolfe Punchout

The local dailies turn a quick double play today in their coverage of the shakeup at former sportstalk powerhouse WEEI. Start with the Boston Herald, which goes all Page One over the firing of longtime WEEI VP of programming/operations  Jason … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage (‘More Higher Bid’ Edition)

As you’d expect, the Boston Herald is on John Henry’s purchase of its crosstown rival like Brown on Williamson. Here’s today’s double-barreled shot at the Globe (don’t ask about the little green numbers – dunno): To get a sense of … Continue reading

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NYT’s Maureen Dowd Still Slumming At Whitey Bulger Trial

New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd has parachuted into town a couple of times to cover the James “Whitey” Bulger trial. Dowd kicked off her coverage last month with a column headlined Of Rats and Hit Men, which detailed … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr (Merciful End Edition?)

From our Walt Whitman desk Boston Herald hack Howie Carr gets another spotlight dance with himself as he devotes today’s column to his favorite topic: A case of what might have been I got cut. Whitey gave me my outright release yesterday from his defense-witness list. … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr (Kevin Weeks Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk Boston Herald hack Howie Carr got another spotlight dance with himself out of yesterday’s James “Whitey” Bulger court proceedings. Carr’s column today is largely about the exceedingly odd nature of Bulger’s defense. Whitey defense team falling into a rat trap Whitey … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger: The Mutter Of All Trials

The trial of reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger proceeds apace this week with the prosecution opening up FBI informant files detailing what came out of Bulger’s rat trap as he sold out friends and enemies alike. But today’s local dailies … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (PBS=Panel’s Big Sneer Edition)

A nice little crisscross in this week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight: The tabloid went after a public broadcasting star journalist, while the public broadcaster cuffed around the tabloid’s star columnist. Start, as usual, with the Underdog: The Boston Herald’s Press Party webcast … Continue reading

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Baby I Won’t Drive Your Carr (Peter Gelzinis Edition)

All the while self-styled vigilante John Martorano has occupied center stage in the James “Whitey” Bulger trial this week, he’s been joined at the hit – sorry, hip – with Boston Herald scribbler Howie Carr, who split a six-figure advance … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr (Hair Mail Edition)

Talk about mailing it in: Apparently Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr can cover the James “Whitey” Bulger trial without actually attending it. First, today’s third-class piece: Johnny’s bad, but not the real rat The worst word you can ever use against … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr

From our Walt Whitman desk By now it’s clear to the hardreading staff – as it should be to everyone – that the trial of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger is about one thing and one thing only: Howie Carr. The Boston Herald … Continue reading

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