Tag Archives: Jim Braude

WBUR Dope Slaps WGBH

As the hardworking staff drove through Allston yesterday, we noticed this billboard over the Mass Pike (sorry, no picture – I was driving, yeah?). No Rant. No Slant. WBUR 90.9 FM Boston’s NPR News Station You know that’s not aimed … 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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Herald Romes Much Farther Than Globe

It’s a rare day – and therefore a noteworthy one – when the Boston Herald devotes more resources to a big story than the Boston Globe does. Welcome to today’s edition of our feisty local tabloid gone global. Note the … Continue reading

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Herald Inside Trick: Credit Defaults

The hardreading staff has noted before the occasional tendency of the Boston Herald’s Track Gals (without Megan!) to borrow material without disclosing their sources. Sad to say, they’re back at it again today. From the Inside Track’s We Hear section . . . Read … Continue reading

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Howie Carr’s WTKK Drive-By

Boston Herald columnist/WRKO squawker Howie Carr is experiencing an extreme bout of Howenfreude over the demise of FM talk station WTKK. (Full disclosure: The hardreading staff did a weekly segment on the Jim & Margery show.) Today’s triumphant nyah-nyah from Carr: Talk radio’s not dead, just … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Scott Brown Royal Meeting Edition)

Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R-Laundry Folding) has apparently sniffed a bit too much Fabreze. Yesterday morning he told Jim Braude Chris Collins and Margery Eagan on WTKK: “Each and every day that I’ve been a United States senator, I’ve been discussing … Continue reading

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They Like Me! The Mass. GOP Really Likes Me!

In the wake of the Massachusetts Democratic Party’s ludicrous call for a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into the Shot Heard ‘Round the . . . State by Sen. Scott Brown (R-It’s Not Girly to Shoot Underhand), the Massachusetts Republican Party … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (NECN Broadside Edition)

The indefatigable Jim Braude and I kick around the TV and web ads circulating during the metacampaign – that period when candidates are really addressing the news media, campaign contributors, and party activists. Not people with an actual life. Video … Continue reading

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