Tag Archives: Joseph P. Kahn

Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Half-Baked Edition)

First it was the death of Nelson Mandela. Then Chris Christie’s marathon presser in the George Washington Bridge rumpus. Now it’s Chet Curtis, rest his soul. What do they have in common? All were missed by the Boston Herald’s Press … Continue reading

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No Sendoff For Seamus Heaney In Boston Herald

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

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Herald’s Joe Fitz Kisses Phoenix Goodbye

From our Late to the (Going Away) Party desk Last week the Boston Phoenix got its front-page Ave atque Vale from the Boston Globe’s Joseph P. Kahn. (It also got a mournful editorial and this spiffy op-ed by ex-intern Joe Keohane, among other coverage.) The Boston Herald? … Continue reading

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All That Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera English, the spinoff of the Arabic-language news channel underwritten by the emir of Qatar, is a worldwide network – except in the U.S. From Saturday’s Boston Globe: Based in Qatar, Al Jazeera English reaches 220 million house holds … Continue reading

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R.I.P., 2010

In Saturday’s Boston Globe, Joseph P. Kahn did his usual fine job with the annual year in passing feature, which spotlights the notable deaths of the last 12 months. Representative sample: Also sounding their last notes in 2010 were Teddy … Continue reading

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