Don’t Get Too Excited About Those Eagle-Tribune Help Wanted Ads

Three days after it and dozens of other papers in 21 states were acquired by Retirement Systems of Alabama, the Eagle-Tribune of North Andover posted two job openings on its editorial...

That Time The Local Media Got Caught Off Guard By A Pizza Place

Yes, we're really going to talk about business journalism on Election Day. The Boston Globe -- and most other local media -- got caught off guard over the weekend when Papa...

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...

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...

Boston Globe Cuts Costs By Getting Rid Of Older Workers

The Boston Business Journal is reporting that the Boston Globe was targeted in two, unrelated age discrimination complaints in 2018, up from one in 2017. A 63-year-old mailroom worker who started...

How The Globe Bends Facts To Fit Its Thesis

There is a lot in today's Boston Globe that will infuriate readers that depend on their local daily newspaper to provide facts. It could be a long Presidential election cycle if...

Globe Spotlight Editor Defends Another Aaron Hernandez Story

Boston Globe readers were questioning yet another Spotlight team story on Friday's front page about Aaron Hernandez. As one poster on the Facebook group for Globe subscribers noted, "there certainly...

Globe Ignores Latest Warren/DNA Scoop By Times

The Boston Globe regularly publishes stories from the New York Times, and usually on the day that they appear in the Times. So it's perplexing that this article about Elizabeth Warren -- which...

Awful Lede Of The Week Award: Buck Anderson of the Salem News

Writing in newspapers seems to be getting worse by the week, and it seems to be at its lowest at the once great local dailies and weeklies that used...

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...