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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Globe Wins The Senate Endorsement Bakeoff)

As old friend Dan Kennedy noted yesterday at Media Nation, the Boston Globe has published a smashmouth endorsement of Elizabeth Warren for U.S. Senate that tunes up Scott Brown pretty good. In Senate, Warren would lead where Brown has fallen short Ted Kennedy has been dead … Continue reading

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

From the Boston Herald’s Good for Us! desk: Our readership’s on the up and up! But Scarborough survey finds bad news for Globe  The Herald’s audience grew at a double-digit clip over the past year while the Globe saw significant … Continue reading

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Occupy Wall Street Goes Commercial

The Occupy Everything set has apparently gotten fed up with establishment media drive-by hits like this and this from the Wall Street Journal. So the Occupyniks have decided to create their own media vehicles, starting with print publications ranging from … Continue reading

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Legally, Corporations ARE People

Mitt Romney (R-People Person) has been mocked (by Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert) and sort of defended (by Media Nation’s Dan Kennedy) for telling a heckler in Iowa that “Corporations are people, my friend.” As Mr. Media Nation wrote: Romney was … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Buries The Lede On Circulation Plunge

Actually, the local broadsheet incinerated the lede in this piece on its latest circulation figures: The nonprofit organization that audits newspaper circulation yesterday released figures based on a new measurement system that aims to capture a broader spectrum of readers — … Continue reading

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Mediaite Has More Confidence Than Dan Kennedy That The Times Will Sell The Globe

From Mediaite: New York Times Co. May Sell The Boston Globe At A Loss The Boston Globe Co. announced today that businessman Aaron Kushner is planning to buy the New England Media Group from its parent – The New York Times Co. – for … Continue reading

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FOIAed Again

Old friend Dan Kennedy posted this several days ago on his essential Media Nation blog: In Wisconsin, a FOIA request too far As a journalist, my inclination is to support public-records laws that guarantee maximum disclosure. As an ordinary citizen, … Continue reading

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Fair Is Fairey?

Easy Street artist Shepard Fairey has settled his legal dustup with the Associated Press over the image he used as the basis of his celebrated “Hope” poster of Barack Obama. From The Angle blog at the Boston Globe: Fairey had … Continue reading

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Blogging (Or Not) On The iPad

(With props to the irrepressible Dan Kennedy, who often blogs about his tech quandries) The other week the hardworking staff filed from San Francisco on our Global Worldwide Headquarters-issued iPad and promised that we would soon figure out how to … 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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