Tag Archives: James Carroll

Pope-a-Scope In The Boston Dailies

Boston being the Cathaholic hub that it is, the hardreading staff is not surprised at the hallelujah chorus in today’s local papers. Start with the Boston Herald, which doesn’t measure its coverage of newly minted Pope Francis I, it weighs … Continue reading

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Boston Blanked In Best Newspaper Column Of All Time Bakeoff

From our Late to the Party desk: A couple of weeks ago the Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog ran this item (via the Missus): What’s the Best Newspaper Column of All Time? The National Society of Newspaper Columnists has weighed … Continue reading

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James Carroll Channels Marshall McLuhan

Author and Boston Globe columnist James Carroll (who’s not me, despite widespread local confusion over the past two decades) had a terrific piece on Monday about the difference between analog and digital clocks. Time’s face, time’s digits OUR TWO kinds … Continue reading

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