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

It’s time once again to review the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight, especially the rumpus over the Boston Globe’s Spotlight report, Driven to the Edge. Start as usual with the underdog Boston Herald, which has been hounding its crosstown rival all … Continue reading

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Globe Can’t Keep Cab Story Straight

The Boston Globe newsroom might want to call a cab-inet meeting sometime soon, because it’s sending mixed messages about the paper’s three-part takeout on the Boston taxicab industry. Start with reporter Bob Hohler, who spent eight nights driving for Boston Cab last … Continue reading

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Herald Hacks At Globe Cab Story (III)

Today’s Boston Herald takes another whack at crosstown rival Boston Globe’s Driven to the Edge taxidermy of the city’s cab industry. The latest piece: Times defends Globe undercover scribe A Boston Globe reporter masquerading as a cab driver for an undercover report appears to have … Continue reading

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Herald Hacks At Globe Cab Story (II)

In the aftermath of his post on Media Nation this morning about the Boston Herald’s drive-by coverage of the Globe series Driven to the Edge, Dan Kennedy had this Twitter exchange with Seth Mnookin: I have the greatest respect for both these guys as writers, but … Continue reading

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Herald Hacks At Globe Cab Story

Our feisty local tabloid does a Page One drive-by on the Boston Globe’s three-part taxidermy of the city’s cab industry. The story in question? Globe reporter Bob Hohler’s takeout yesterday on renewing his hackney license from the ’70s and driving the streets … Continue reading

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Herald Page One Ad No Cab-incidence

Both local dailies are living in Taxichusetts this week, as the hardworking staff noted yesterday. There’s Driven to the Edge, the Boston Globe’s massive three-part takeout on the Boston taxicab industry, which is the latest in a series of impressive in-depth reports by … Continue reading

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Which Globe Reporter Got A Hackney License?

As the hardreading staff at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town reported yesterday, the Boston Globe debuted its fascinating and Pulitzer-seeking three-part series on the corrupt Boston taxicab industry in its Sunday edition, which included this helpful chart: And … Continue reading

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