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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Circulation Decline Edition)

The Audit Bureau of Circulations has issued its latest report cards for the nation’s newspapers,  and the state of print journalism is . . . weak. But not as weak as last year. Good news! Daily papers are dying more … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Debate-Rigging Edition)

Saturday Boston Herald headline: Stein fights for debate spot Seems the Boston Media Consortium – comprising the Boston Globe, WCVB, WHDH, NECN, WGBH (TV and radio) and WBUR – has established a set of criteria for participation in its two scheduled … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Coakley/Levy Edition)

Thursday’s Boston Globe ran a Page One story about the outcome of Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley’s investigation into the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s kid-glove handling of its General Hospital-style drama – chief executive Paul Levy’s sweetheart hiring and raising … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily (Nike)Town

Well, Mayor Tom Menino (D- Smallville) can add another notch to his belt: Niketown has folded like origami. As previously noted, T-Shirt Tommy objected to a window display at the Newbury Street Niketown, accusing the retailer of promoting drug use. … Continue reading

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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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Herald’s Joe Fitz Kisses Phoenix Goodbye

From our Late to the (Going Away) Party desk Last week the Boston Phoenix got its front-page Ave atque Vale from the Boston Globe’s Joseph P. Kahn. (It also got a mournful editorial and this spiffy op-ed by ex-intern Joe Keohane, among other coverage.) The Boston Herald? … Continue reading

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Herald’s Gelzinis: Cahill A Good Guy. Globe’s Vennochi: Good Law, Bad Case

Two different – but not necessarily contradictory – takes in the local dailies about former Massachusetts Treasurer Tim Cahill’s close call with the law over financial shenanigans in the Bay State’s 2010 gubernatorial race. First up: Joan Vennochi’s column in Thursday’s Boston Globe: With … Continue reading

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It Blows To Live In A No-Daily Town (Nemo Edition)

Once again, no newspapers for the hardreading staff. So, it’s back to the ePapers. Front pages first. (We’re starting to feel like Fiorello Laguardia during New York’s 1945 newspaper strike.)   Boston Herald . . . Read the rest at … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-ePaper Town (Nemo Edition)

Well the hardreading staff just trundled around Brookline Village in search of newspapers to no avail, so we decide to hie ourselves over to the local ePapers for a quick compare-and-contrast. First, the front pages. Boston Herald: Boston Globe . … Continue reading

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Two-Daily Town Goes Digital!

No papers for you today!! (One screamer for each daily.) So the hardreading staff will be poking around the digital editions of the local dailies today. For starters: home pages. Boston Herald:   Boston Globe:   Back atchya with E-Papers soon. … Continue reading

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