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Boston Globe Slowbituaries (Letters From The Editor Edition)

In response to the hardworking staff’s recent posts about the Boston Globe’s slowbituaries (see here and here), Globe obituary editor Bryan Marquard has graciously sent us two thorough and thoughtful emails. Email #1: Mr. Carroll, In answer to your questions, … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Slowbituaries ( Stephen Bankuti Edition)

Hard on the heels of our last installment of this regular feature, the Sunday Boston Globe featured this obit: Stephen Bankuti, 78; Sudbury soccer coach fought in Hungarian resistance As a boy in Hungary, Stephen Bankuti defused land mines in … 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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The Boston Globe’s Slowbituaries

Every now and again an obituary of a local figure turns up in the Boston Globe sort of . . . er . . . late. Previous case in point: Last year’s Globe two-week-late obituary of Joseph A. Sciacca Sr., father of … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Is Engaged in Some Serious Housekeeping (2)

Earlier today the hardworking stuff noted that it’s catch-up time at the New York Times. We mentioned the slowbituaries at Overlooked and the shutterbug portfolio published yesterday as Scenes Unseen: The Summer of ’78 . What we forgot was this piece in … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Is Engaged in Some Serious Housekeeping

It’s catch-up time at the New York Times. Start with the dozen  slowbituaries the Times published last month in its launch of Overlooked, a sort of death notice do-over. Since 1851, The New York Times has published thousands of obituaries: of … Continue reading

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It’s InternADtional Women’s Day at the New York Times!

As the New York Times notes in this piece today, the 2018 version of International Women’s Day has a special dimension to it. International Women’s Day 2018: Beyond #MeToo, With Pride, Protests and Pressure ROME — In the era of … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Boston Globe Remembers Legendary Herald Reporter Joe Heaney)

The Boston Globe, which the hardreading staff has noted for its record of slowbituaries, checks in early with this obit (boink! sorry, paywall) of Boston Herald reporter Joe Heaney: Joe Heaney, 82; longtime Boston Herald reporter During his career as a reporter for the … Continue reading

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