Tag Archives: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

NYT Also Excels at Boston Marathon Bombings Coverage

As you all undoubtedly know by now, the Boston Globe has won a well-deserved Pulitzer Prize for its Breaking News Reporting of last year’s Marathon bombings. Less noticed locally is the New York Times Feature Photography Pulitzer for Josh Haner’s “moving essay on … Continue reading

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Is There Something Wrong with the Official Boston Bombings Story?

Russ Baker at WhoWhatWhy is challenging the accepted narrative of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s actions in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Boston Bomber Carjacking Unravels An exclusive WhoWhatWhy investigation has found serious factual inconsistencies in accounts provided … Continue reading

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Tsarnaev Photo Finish

Saturday’s local dailies had – wait for it – very different takes on the State Police photos of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s April 19 apprehension by law enforcement officials after a “massive manhunt.” From the Boston Globe: Some praise officer for bloody images … 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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On The Cover Of The Roiling Stone

First off, it should be noted that the Boston Herald broke this Rolling Stone story on page 3 of yesterday’s edition (don’t ask about the little green numbers – no idea why they keep popping up): Today, the feisty local tabloid went for broke: … Continue reading

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Local Dailies Go For Hot-Button Hat Tricks

The Boston papers play Page One Derby today, with both trumpeting a trio of crime stories. Boston Globe, front page above the fold: Boston Herald Page One . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a … Continue reading

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Herald: No College Credit For UMass/Dartmouth

From our Two Different Worlds desk Another 7-10 split in the local dailies today, this time over the relationship between UMass/Dartmouth and suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Start with Rachelle Cohen’s op-ed in the Boston Herald: UMass flunking Marathon test Secrecy … Continue reading

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Globe Runs Massive Marathon Bombing Tick-Tock; Herald, A Tic

From our Compare & Contrast in Clear Idiomatic English desk Some days – very often Sundays – the difference between the local dailies is starker than usual. Today is one such day. The Boston Globe has published what, so far … Continue reading

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Fox News Joins Boston Herald Welfare Jihad

As the hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town has chronicled, the Boston Herald is hellbent on blaming the Massachusetts welfare system for the Marathon bombings last week. Now comes the cavalry, compliments of Fox News (via Mediaite). The Five Rails Against Boston … Continue reading

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Hack Attack By Boston Herald!!

From our Two Different Worlds desk Luckily for us, our feisty local tabloid has dug deep and unearthed the real villains in the Boston Marathon bombings. Deval Patrick and the Massachusetts welfare system. The action gets started on Page One: … Continue reading

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