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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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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (WGBH/David Koch Edition)

The latest Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight featured an interesting contrast in the two local media hall monitors’ coverage of the WGBH/David Koch rumpus. Start with Underdog Press Party, the Boston Herald’s weekly Wayne’s World webcast. Its latest edition led with a segment … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Navy Yard Shootings Edition)

The hardbaking staff has been AWOL the past few weeks – Matriculation and all that – but we’re back now, presumably to the dismay of one person and another. So, let the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight re(jack)boot, and don’t spare the … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (To Half and Half Not Edition)

This week’s installment of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight has more than its share of headcratchers. Start, as always with the Underdog: the Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast weighed in on the Jared Remy Saga a week late (they … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Globe Sale Edition)

Well the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight continued apace last Friday, and the most interesting contrast between the two local media hall monitors was their coverage of the Boston Globe sale to Red Sox owner John Henry. Start, as usual, with … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Boston Herald Radio Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight proceeded apace last Friday, with both local media hall monitors assessing the Boston Herald’s new Garage Broadband Radio station scheduled to debut this week. Start, as usual, with the Underdog: the Herald’s Wayne’s World webcast, … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Hardpartying Staff’s Triumphant Return Edition)

Well the hardworking staff has been on hiatus lately, but we’re back now to chronicle the latest installment of the Great Boston Media Watchdog Fight. Start, as usual, with Underdog Boston Herald’s Wayne’s World webcast: Rolling Stone’s cover shot makeover … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff

This week’s edition of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features an interesting contrast in coverage by the local news media of Aaron Hernandez’s alleged murder spree. Start with the Underdog Press Party, which promoted itself, as usual, in Friday’s Boston … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (PBS=Panel’s Big Sneer Edition)

A nice little crisscross in this week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight: The tabloid went after a public broadcasting star journalist, while the public broadcaster cuffed around the tabloid’s star columnist. Start, as usual, with the Underdog: The Boston Herald’s Press Party webcast … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Different Strokes Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight finds our local hall monitors addressing very different topics. Boston Herald Press Party rundown. WGBH’s Beat the Press had a different agenda: the Whitey Bulger trial coverage, a WCVB/Nstar partnership, modernizing PBS’s NewsHour, and … Continue reading

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