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WSJ Beats Boston Dailies on Bulger Wrongful Death Suit

Yesterday’s Wall Street Journal featured this Zusha Elinson piece about the latest verse in The Ballad of Whitey Bulger. Bulger Was Wary Of Prison Transfer Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger seemed to have good news when he called his attorney … Continue reading

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Herald Hitches Carr To Globe

Apparently Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr has run out of ways to milk his presence on Whitey Bulger’s witness list, which would presumably keep him from covering the mobster’s trial in person. So the feisty local tabloid has followed in the … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger (Cullen The Facts Edition)

The Boston Herald wants you to know it’s on the Whitey Bulger trial like Brown on Williamson, so they’re running this ad in today’s edition: And here’s an example of that “complete coverage.” Witness ban lifted for Globe duo Judge Denise J. … Continue reading

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Battle Of The Bulger (Can I Be A Witness? Edition)

The Boston Globe is reporting on its website that its reporters can cover the trial of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. Judge rejects Bulger effort to ban Globe journalists US District Court Judge Denise J. Casper ruled today that Boston Globe columnist Kevin … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Battle Of The Bulger Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk The Boston Herald is still pounding away at Gov. Deval Patrick (D-Elsewhere) over the Massachusetts welfare rumpus, but the feisty local tabloid has its eye on bigger game next week when the trial of James “Whitey” Bulger … Continue reading

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Throwing The Book(s) At Whitey Bulger

Dueling book plugs in the local dailies the past two days, starting with this Boston Sunday Globe Page One pompom: A window into Whitey’s brutal life and mind New biography traces Bulger’s rise, reign, and the reckoning ahead As he sits … Continue reading

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