Tag Archives: Two-Daily Town

More Pom Poms From News Media Pep Squad for Truth

As the hardworking staff has diligently noted, all kinds of news organizations are busily marketing their truthfulness and reliability to a skeptical public. Call the roll: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and some outfit called … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Newspapers Fight Fake News Rap with Pep Squad for Truth

As our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town noted the other day, newspapers are falling all over themselves trying to convince the American public that the press actually matters in a very real way. It started with the Washington Post pasting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Skunk at the Prouty Garden Party: Lawsuit Coming Up

Jim McManus of Slowey/McManus Communications sent out this press release 10 minutes ago: MEDIA ADVISORY Ten Taxpayer Group Announces Lawsuit Against Boston Children’s Hospital, DPH For Immediate Release April 14, 2016 Contact: Jim McManus 617-523-0038; Jim@sloweymcmanus.com WHAT: A Ten Taxpayer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Latest on the Slow-Motion Death of Prouty Garden

When last we left the saga of The Inexorable Demolition of Prouty Garden by Boston Children’s Hospital, the beloved green oasis was in limbo, with the hospital planning “to cut down the [garden’s redwood] tree and pull out the garden … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Can Kiss the Prouty Garden Goodbye

Our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town were apparently premature in posting a reader’s comment that Boston Children’s Hospital was already in the process of demolishing the Prouty Garden, which the medical facility wants to replace with a billion-dollar expansion. Premature, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Stop the Presses! Two People Actually Object to Stealth Marketing!

Two people other than the hardtracking staff, that is. As our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town noted last week, Boston Red Sox huckster – sorry, slugger – David Ortiz used the President of the United States as a prop for … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (Boston Herald Liable for Libel Edition)

This week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features a very special topic: The legal beatdown of the Boston Herald for libeling a local woman in its 2009 report that she engaged in “sexual acts” with a convicted murderer at Bridgewater’s Old … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (John Henry/Justin Bieber Edition)

The dreaded Thursday Curse reappeared in this week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight after the Boston Globe made an announcement about its new management: JOHN HENRY ASSUMES ROLE OF BOSTON GLOBE PUBLISHER; MIKE SHEEHAN APPOINTED GLOBE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Boston (Jan. 30, 2014) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Last Week’s Boston/New York Pulitzer Bakeoff

The past seven days have provided us with a Pulitzerpalooza that includes the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Boston Globe. Start with the leader in the clubhouse: Andrea Elliott’s Invisible Child, the Times five-part series chronicling the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (John Henry Epistolary Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight features a fresh face this week. Start, as usual, with the Boston Herald’s Underdog Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast has a new host, as Friday’s edition of the Herald trumpeted (and the hardreading staff … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments