Tag Archives: James “Whitey” Bulger

Correction o’ the Day (Boston Globe Humblenag Edition)

This is really impressive: Tuesday’s Boston Globe managed to correct and promote the paper in one swell foop. Man, that’s sweet. UPDATE: Wait – should that be Bumblebrag? We’re confused. Advertisements

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MoDo A No-Show For Bulger Trial Finale

Where’s MoDo? New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd came slumming a couple of times during the James “Whitey” Bulger hoedown and contributed, well, not much to the trial coverage. Representative sample: In return for being that most loathed thing … Continue reading

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MoDo Still Slumming At Whitey Bulger Trial

As the hardworking staff previously noted, New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd has been hanging out at the James “Whitey” Bulger trial and dispensing her trademark PoMoDo reactions to the proceedings. Wednesday’s installment: Gangsta Guilt Trip BOSTON — Even the … Continue reading

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NYT’s Maureen Dowd Still Slumming At Whitey Bulger Trial

New York Times Op-It Girl Maureen Dowd has parachuted into town a couple of times to cover the James “Whitey” Bulger trial. Dowd kicked off her coverage last month with a column headlined Of Rats and Hit Men, which detailed … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr (Merciful End Edition?)

From our Walt Whitman desk Boston Herald hack Howie Carr gets another spotlight dance with himself as he devotes today’s column to his favorite topic: A case of what might have been I got cut. Whitey gave me my outright release yesterday from his defense-witness list. … Continue reading

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Baby I Can Drive My Carr (Kevin Weeks Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk Boston Herald hack Howie Carr got another spotlight dance with himself out of yesterday’s James “Whitey” Bulger court proceedings. Carr’s column today is largely about the exceedingly odd nature of Bulger’s defense. Whitey defense team falling into a rat trap Whitey … 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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Battle Of The Bulger: Globe Sketchy, Herald E-pistol-ary

Monday coverage of the James “Whitey” Bulger trial is always challenging for the local dailies, there being no weekend court sessions. So enterprise stories are the order of the day for both papers. Start with the Boston Globe, which features Page … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger: The Mutter Of All Trials

The trial of reputed mobster James “Whitey” Bulger proceeds apace this week with the prosecution opening up FBI informant files detailing what came out of Bulger’s rat trap as he sold out friends and enemies alike. But today’s local dailies … Continue reading

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Baby I Won’t Drive Your Carr (Peter Gelzinis Edition)

All the while self-styled vigilante John Martorano has occupied center stage in the James “Whitey” Bulger trial this week, he’s been joined at the hit – sorry, hip – with Boston Herald scribbler Howie Carr, who split a six-figure advance … Continue reading

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