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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (One Town, Two Different Places Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight this week provides another episode in our long-running One Town, Two Different Places mediadrama. Boston Herald’s underdog Press Party featured this: On Press Party this week we talk about why the media’s attention was so focused … Continue reading

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Dan Shaughnessy Jinx Goes National

The hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town asked this question two weeks ago. Now the D.C. set is wondering the same thing. Before last night’s World’s Serious Game 2, Politico’s Playbook posted this: SPORTS BLINK – SHAUGHNESSY JINX? Boston Globe A1, “Red … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Two Different Worlds Edition Umpteen)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last Friday, and for the umpteenth time the two local media hall monitors operated in parallel universes. Start, as always, with Underdog Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast featured this lineup of topics: … Continue reading

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Tony C Tributes: Globe 1, Herald 0

Forty-six years ago today, Red Sox homeboy and Hall-of-Fame sureshot Tony Conigliaro had his baseball career turned inside out. From Bob Ryan’s terrific Boston Globe column today: Tony Conigliaro would have been an all-time great I was there. I was there, and … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage (Unions Due Edition)

Among its many and varied talents, the Boston Herald has an uncanny ability to find the cloud inside the silver lining. Especially when it comes to crosstown rival Boston Globe. To wit, today: It’s wait, see for Globe’s unions Union … Continue reading

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Globe Op-Ed Page Plays Hardball With Herald

From our Late to the Party desk Wednesday’s Boston Globe op-ed page featured a piece by sports economist Andrew Zimbalist spanking former Red Sox manager Terry Francona for criticizing the Sox owners in his new book as being more interested in money … Continue reading

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Herald On The Ball Re: Napoli Deal

So maybe the Mike Napoli signing isn’t sealed and delivered just yet. From John Tomase’s column in today’s Boston Herald: Catch to Mike Napoli signing? Injury issues may put contract in jeopardy Mike Napoli was the Red Sox [team stats]’ primary target of the … Continue reading

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Detroit Tiger Stalking Carl Yastrzemski

Fun fact to know and tell: The last Major League baseball player to win the Triple Crown (highest batting average, most home runs, most RBIs – for those of you keeping score at home) was Red Sox icon Carl Yastrzemski in … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Funny, Valentine Gives Herald Exclusive Edition)

Bobby V tells the Boston Herald he’s going nowhere; the Boston Globe has already kissed him goodbye. Details at IGTLTDT.  

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Globe, Herald Agree On Red Sox Edition)

Mirabile dictu! The Globe and the Herald in lockstep! See IGTLTDT for details.  

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