Journalsim 101: Chad Finn Gets Burned By Unnamed Sources

The Society of Professional Journalists' Code of Ethics says journalists should "reserve anonymity for sources who may face danger, retribution or other harm, and have information that cannot be...

Boston Globe’s Dugan Arnett Commits Journalism (Again)

My enemy's friend is my friend, so I will reluctantly give Turtleboy Sports a hat tip for exposing the Boston Globe's Dugan Arnett and what he think constitutes reporting. (You will...

Wicked Local Reporter Gets Duped By GoFundMe Campaign, Shamed By Turtleboy Sports

...and, presumably, unemployment in the not-so-distant future. The truncated version of the story is this: Wicked Local Maynard reporter Holly Camero wrote a story about a local resident who claimed he...

That Time The Boston Globe Gave An Op/Ed Column To A Hate Group Member

As the name of a think tank, the Center for Immigration Studies may sound innocuous enough. But don't let the name fool you: it's an anti-immigrant hate group that...

As The (Boston) Globe Turns

Because they're not really good at hiding their hands, I can offer you a look at stories some of Boston reporters are working on. Features reporter Beth Teitell, who...

Chad Finn Doubles Down On Globe’s “Patriots Fatigue” Myth

A day after an estimated 1.5 million people poured into Boston for the Patriots parade, the Boston Globe's Chad Finn attributed the lower-than-usual television ratings for the Super Bowl...

20 Years Later, College Newspaper Alums Still Have Hard-On For April Fool’s Issue

An interesting discussion broke out on the Facebook group for alumni of the Massachusetts Daily Collegian, the student newspaper at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst Monday morning. For...

Newspaper Tells Readers “We’re Right, You’re Wrong”

I'd like to cut the Danvers Herald some slack. They are, after all, owned by Gatehouse Media, which is bleeding staffers on a daily basis. But their response to criticism...

From One Sinking Ship To Another

Lisa Kashinsky, who has been covering Methuen for the Eagle-Tribune for the past four years, is going to the Boston Herald. Some personal news: Tomorrow is my last day at @EagleTrib. I’ve...

Globe Cuts Comics, Pisses Off Readers

The Boston Globe used the slow news week to cut a bunch of features from its comics page and, presumably, was hoping readers would not notice. Among the cuts were...