Tag Archives: NECN

Dead Blogging The Boston Mayoral Debates

That’s right – debates with an s. Monday night there were two Boston mayoral shindigs: The Create the Vote forum at the Paramount Theater, and the NECN/Boston Herald/Suffolk throwdown at the (almost) next-door Modern Theatre. The hardsitting staff endured almost … Continue reading

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The Empty Suit & The Empty Chair

Massachusetts Representative Ed Markey, the emptiest suit on Capitol Hill, has finally met his match in an empty chair he’s using to represent his U.S. Senate opponent, Gabriel Gomez. From Shira Schoenberg’s report in the Springfield Republican: Democrat Ed Markey … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Press Party Apparatus Edition)

The Boston Herald’s relentless self-promotion braved new frontiers with this Joe Battenfeld piece in Wednesday’s edition: Apparently, the ladder of success at our feisty local tabloid is actually an escalator . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in … Continue reading

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Globe Retweets From Its Patrick-Third-Term Gaffe

So Gov. Deval Patrick made a joke yesterday about running for a third term and wouldn’t you know some people took him seriously and faster than you can say tweet tweet it was out there on the social media wire. … Continue reading

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Style Bustin’ (WBZ Is The Latest Sucker Edition)

Style Boston, which dubs itself “Your Insider Lifestyle Connection” but is actually the call girl of local TV content, has found a new pimp – sorry, TV station. The cable-access-quality infomercial (it auctions off its segments to marketing sponsors) started … Continue reading

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Did The WSJ Scoop Boston Media On A Major MFA Acquisition?

From the Weekend Wall Street Journal: A New Bostonian, Size XL, Age 1,900 A Roman goddess is making Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts her new home on Tuesday. But it won’t be easy. A flatbed truck will pull up with … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Radio-Ad Town (Brown/Warren Edition)

From our Everything That Rises Must Converge desk: The Massachusetts U.S. Senate race is heating up, starting with this radio bakeoff between incumbent Scott Brown (R-Regular Guy) and presumptive challenger Elizabeth Warren (D-Regular Gal). It’s all about the current contraception … 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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Boston Mayor Tom Meanino Says: No Garden Party Tonight

Boston Is Not Like Other Cities, Exhibit Umpteen (via NECN): No Bruins viewing party at TD Garden Fans will not be able to watch Game 7 of the Stanley Cup at the TD Garden. The Boston Bruins take on the … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Latoyia Edwards Edition)

From Thursday’s Boston Globe: A toast — and roast — for Dana-Farber chief NECN anchor Latoyia Edwards, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute president emeritus David G. Nathan, and Brigham and Women’s Hematology chief Nancy Berliner were just a few of the 600 guests at Boston … Continue reading

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