Tag Archives: Joe Fitzgerald

Local Dailies Go For Hot-Button Hat Tricks

The Boston papers play Page One Derby today, with both trumpeting a trio of crime stories. Boston Globe, front page above the fold: Boston Herald Page One . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a … Continue reading

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Globe Floods The Zone With Hernandez Coverage

Both local dailies are on the Aaron Hernandez whodunit like Brown on Williamson. The Boston Herald devotes half its front page to it: Inside are double-barreled columns from Ron Borges and Joe Fitzgerald(the latter a Never Mind to a piece Joe Fitz wrote … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Columnists (Jason Collins Edition)

Joe Fitzgerald plays yin to Adrian Walker’s yang in the local dailies today regarding Jason Collins’ coming-out party. Here’s how Walker starts out his Boston Globe column: Jason Collins’ quiet facilitator When Jason Collins got in touch with his friend US … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald . . . Ignores Itself! (Wingo Square Edition)

Some of the Boston Herald staffers got together yesterday at the feisty local tabloid’s former South End headquarters to kiss the old dump goodbye. It’s slated for the wrecking ball this week, so about 30 current and former staffers gathered … Continue reading

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Herald’s Joe Fitz Kisses Phoenix Goodbye

From our Late to the (Going Away) Party desk Last week the Boston Phoenix got its front-page Ave atque Vale from the Boston Globe’s Joseph P. Kahn. (It also got a mournful editorial and this spiffy op-ed by ex-intern Joe Keohane, among other coverage.) The Boston Herald? … Continue reading

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Hall of Shame Bakeoff: Joe Fitz vs. Dan Shaughnessy

No Hall of Fame inductees for you! And – wait for it – very different takes in the local dailies. Dan Shaughnessy’s Thursday Boston Globe  column: A Hall of Fame ballot without a whiff of PED usage The poison ballot remained … Continue reading

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Barney Frank(enstein)

From our Call and Response desk Yesterday a Boston Globe editorial called on Gov. Deval Patrick to appoint Barney Frank (D-I Love Me) to fill the interim U.S. Senate seat created by John Kerry’s departure for the State Department. Patrick should take … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Our Condolences To Joe Fitzgerald)

The hardreading staff has had its differences with Boston Herald columnist Joe Fitzgerald over the years, but we have only sadness over the loss of his beloved wife, Carol. From Jessica Heslam’s lovely tribute in today’s Herald: ‘I can’t imagine a better … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Mike Milbury Edition II)

The Boston Herald played catch-up today on the Mike Milbury rumpus over an on-ice altercation at a Brookline youth hockey game earlier this month. Yesterday, the Boston Globe had an interview with Milbury; today’s Herald has an interview with Milbury’s … Continue reading

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So Maybe It WASN’T The Ads That Nabbed Whitey Bulger (III)

Count Boston Herald contributor Michele McPhee as the latest skeptic regarding the FBI’s ad campaign that supposedly led to his capture. FBI’s tip tale stinks as much as agency’s past Iceland? Seriously? We are expected to believe that a woman … Continue reading

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