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Herald A Lively Index To The Globe (Mayoral Hopefuls’ Income Edition)

From our Compare and Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Coincidentally (or not) both local dailies have salary surveys of the Boston mayoral candidates today, with – wait for it – mostly different numbers. Start with the Boston Herald: BIG BUCKS … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Is Assignment Desk for NYT (Instead of Vice-Versa)

Normally, the Boston Globe is a lively index to the New York Times, given all the wire-service pieces the stately local broadsheet picks up from the Times. But Saturday’s Gray Lady featured a total Globe caboose by Jess Bidgood. Efforts to … Continue reading

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Thursday Globe Totally Eats Wednesday Herald’s Dust

The hardreading staff likes to characterize the feisty local tabloid as a lively index to the Boston Globe. But in this case, the Boston Herald was a lively index to the next day’s Boston Globe. Exhibit A Wednesday’s Herald Page One: Thursday’s Boston … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Suffocates Boston Herald

When the hardworking staff fetched the Boston Herald from our front porch this morning, it was inside a plastic bag with this printed on one side: The Boston Globe.com Stories you take with you. Stories that stay with you. On … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Jerry Sandusky Edition)

Here’s what hit the hardworking staff’s front steps today. Boston Globe page 1: Boston Herald page 1: (Both via the Newseum’s Today’s Front Pages.) Given that the hardworking staff is one of the 17 home subscribers the Herald has, our … Continue reading

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Travels With The Missus On The Côte d’Azur

Well the Missus and I trundled over to the French Riviera for our 30th wedding anniversary (and to walk in the footsteps of Alicia Markova in advance of the Missus’ forthcoming book), and here’s how it went . . . … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (My Big Cat Fight Wedding Edition)

Today’s Boston Herald front page says it all: Jessica Heslam’s story is a hoot, filled with colorful quotes from the wedding brawlers. And the Boston Globe? A bland page 3 piece (headline “Wedding party ends in arrests”) that’s largely based … Continue reading

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Boston Herald Achieves Tabloid Nirvana

All too often the Boston Herald is merely a lively index to the Boston Globe – not reckless or lurid enough to rival uber-tabloids like the New York Post or the Daily News. But today’s Herald is something special. Exhibit … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two Daily Town (Kevin White R.I.P. Edition)

From our Boston Herald as Lively Index to the Boston Globe desk: The respective front pages of the Herald and the Globe on the death of legendary Boston Mayor Kevin White: The text tells the tale, though: the Herald was … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In a Two-Daily Town (Hat Trick Edition)

Forget what the hardworking staff has said about the Boston Herald being a lively index to the Boston Globe. Tuesday’s editions of the local dailies are a tale of two cities. Exhibit A: Larry Summers Time BH: Summers praises Mass. … Continue reading

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