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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Beat The Herald Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight resumed last night, with the Boston Herald’s underdog Press Party webcast featuring this: The Boston Herald’s “Press Party” gives credit to local media for outperforming the national print and TV networks in our half-hour show devoted to … Continue reading

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Newseum: Boston Dailies Not Topnotch

Every day, The Newseum designates the Top Ten Front Pages from daily newspapers. Here’s today’s edition: Notice anything missing among all these Page One headlines about the Hunt/Nightmare of the Marathon bombing being over? Yeah – the Boston dailies. Granted, … Continue reading

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Hopper! Thou Shouldst Be Living At This Hour: Boston Hath Need Of Thee

From our William Wordsworth desk It was the Missus who pointed out that Wednesday’s Boston Globe front-page photo looked like an Edward Hopper painting.   Close-up:   Just like Hopper: Bleak, ambiguous, ominous.  

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Globe Has Memorial Ad-vantage Over Herald

First off, both Boston dailies have acquitted themselves admirably in their coverage of the Marathon bombing, each playing to its particular strengths. And today both the  Globe and the Herald feature full-page ads from sympathizers and well-wishers in the wake … Continue reading

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