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Kudos To The Boston Globe For Trying Something New. Now Try Harder.

The Boston Globe has been experimenting with a new story format over the past few days. It's a Q&A format where reporters write and answers questions they assume readers have...

Boston Globe Cuts Ties With Advertising Executive

Boston Globe V.P. of Advertising Michael Bentley is now the ex-Boston Globe V.P. of Advertising. The paper isn't saying much, other than he was fired for his inability to...
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Who Runs Turtleboy Sports?

If you don't know what Turtleboy Sports is, good for you, and you probably don't care about who runs Turtleboy Sports. You can probably stop reading here. Otherwise, you probably...

Nine Twitter Bios From Boston Journalists That Will Give You The Douche Chills

You can tell a lot from a Twitter bio. For example, I'm amazed at how many Boston journalists feel the need to use it for a disclaimer on opinions being...

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...

For The Record, The Globe Has Been Messing Up A Lot Lately

Mistakes happen in journalism, but the string of corrections published by the Boston Globe in recent days has been indicative of a larger problem: reporters and editors don't seem to...

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...

Non-News Becomes News In A Slow News Week

The week between Christmas and New Year's is traditionally one of the slowest news weeks of the year, meaning journalists have to commit journalism and cover "stories" that wouldn't...

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...

Breaking News? Or Broken Morning Routine?

From the "news is what happens to journalists and their families" school of assignment editing, we get a breaking news alert from the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune about a broken traffic light...