Tag Archives: Joe Sciacca

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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Hark! The Herald! (‘National Honor’ Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk The Boston Herald’s incessant Garage Broadband Radiostream gets front-page treatment for the umpteenth time in a row today. And what is this “National Honor”? 36th place in a list published by a radio industry website whose traffic … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Internet Radio Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk Say, that’s some big news about the feisty local tabloid launching Boston Herald Radio, yeah? All the details were, well, detailed in the Herald Radio Countdown that ran in Monday’s edition: Herald internet radio to get Boston connected The … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Slowbituaries (Ed Corsetti Edition)

From Saturday’s Boston Globe: Ed Corsetti, 87; reporter cut teeth covering Brink’s robbery in Boston Ed Corsetti was relatively unseasoned when he was assigned to cover what would become one of the biggest stories of his newspaper career: the 1950 … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Yankees’ Zuck Edition)

Social network behemoth Facebook is opening its first East Coast office in New York. Not Boston. Which drew radically different coverage in the local dailies. From the Boston Globe’s Business Daily Briefing: NEW YORK – Facebook will open an engineering … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never For Globe Obit

When Joseph A. Sciacca Sr. died at the age of 82 on August 23rd, the Boston Herald promptly noted his passing. Understandable, given that Joseph A. Sciacca Sr. was the father of Boston Herald editor in chief Joe Sciacca Jr. … Continue reading

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