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Friday’s Boston Herald op-ed page featured a piece by Cornelius Chapman that serves as a perfect segue to post-season baseball in Boston. Sports scribe put literary hat in Ring Of all the newspaper reporters ever to tap a typewriter in Boston, only … Continue reading
Would Charlie Baker by any other name be more electable? From today’s Boston Globe (print headline): Baker working to project a warmer image GOP candidate for governor vows to listen, not repeat ’10 mistakes SWAMPSCOTT — Seated next to his wife on … Continue reading
This is really disgraceful: For the fourth straight day the Boston Herald has ignored the death of Seamus Heaney, a major literary and local figure who graced Harvard University with his presence for many years. Here’s who aced out the great Irish … Continue reading
Today marks the third edition of the Boston Herald to ignore the death of the great Seamus Heaney. It’s not like anyone at the dicey local tabloid would have to actually read some of Heaney’s poetry. They could just run a wire … Continue reading
The great Seamus Heaney, considered by Robert Lowell the finest Irish poet since William Butler Yeats, died this week at age 74. The Boston Globe gave him a front-page below-the-fold appreciation by Kevin Cullen . . . . . . and a major … Continue reading
As the hardreading staff noted recently, the local dailies’ foray into Internet radio was bound to create some drama and conflict, even though Boston Herald Radio does talk (mostly to themselves) and RadioBDC does music. I wrote last month: “Be interesting to see if some news/talk … Continue reading
This is what the Boston Herald lives for. Our feisty local tabloid devotes nearly four full pages to the casino-industrial complex today . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
The Boston Herald and the Boston Globe do casino-half-full/casino-half-empty in today’s editions. The Globe: The story itself gives a more detailed set of numbers . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.
It’s clear by now that former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) will do pretty much anything to grab a piece of the media spotlight. Today it’s this story in the Boston Herald: Scott Brown Twitter pic causes a stir It was a political … Continue reading
From our stately local broadsheet’s The Hive on Monday: This ring guarantees easy access to the T Sick of fishing through your purse or flashing your wallet every time you ride the MBTA? A Kickstarter project, Sesame Ring, is offering stylish RFID … Continue reading