By - 11/25/15 - 10:56 am

Lucky for the Herald that the Inside Track was an entertainment column, not straight news reporting: The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today the Herald did not libel Donald Thomas Scholz in the Track's reporting on the suicide of Boston lead singer Brad Delp in part because the column's stock in trade was opinion, not straight facts.

Scholz, who founded the band Boston in the 1970s, sued Delp's ex-wife and the Herald, claiming they defamed him by blaming him for Delp's suicide. Read more.

By - 11/21/15 - 11:57 am

Dan Kennedy, Phoenix alum and Northeastern professor, reports Stephen Mindich is donating all of the alt-paper's archives to Northeastern, which plans to gradually digitize them all. The Globe reports that in the meantime, the paper archives will be open to the public.

By - 11/4/15 - 7:58 am

Stat launched today. NiemanLab reports that while the site, which has 50 employees (compared to just 6 for Crux), is providing content to the Globe and is covering Kendall Square and the Longwood Medical Area, it's not limiting itself to local coverage - and could sign content deals with other media outlets.

By - 11/3/15 - 1:34 pm
Dylan Dreyer at Faneuil Hall

Renee Graham captured the former Channel 7 meteorologist today as she filmed some sort of segment for her current job at the Today Show. Yesterday, she ate pizza at Regina Pizzeria.

By - 10/30/15 - 7:32 am

New England One reports it's for family reasons.

By - 10/22/15 - 6:18 pm

New England One reports Fox 25 is the first Boston TV station to get FAA approval for a news drone.

By - 10/21/15 - 11:05 am

WBUR today launched Politicker, headed up by former Globie and Deval Patrick aide Richard Chacon - who of late had been in charge of 'BUR's news strategy:

WBUR Politicker will cover New England’s races the WBUR way, with deep and serious treatment of issues, sound-rich feature reports from the campaign trail, plenty of perspective and context from our signature analysts, and loads of data.

By - 10/15/15 - 6:49 pm

Poynter reports.

The news comes a month after layoffs at

By - 10/1/15 - 9:29 am

The New York Times takes a look at the load time and size of large news Web sites on phones and finds weighs in as the heaviest, most ad-laden of the sites - so much so that visiting its homepage just once a day for a month would cost a person with a typical 4G data plan $9.50 a month just to download all the ads.

By - 9/28/15 - 10:28 am

Dan Shaughnessy Watch notes Shank has a new Curse cliche, maybe one he can turn into another book.

By - 9/26/15 - 8:24 am

Yes, the fish guy and Jay.

By - 9/16/15 - 1:35 pm

WGBH said today it's hired the editorial producer for This Week with George Stephanopolous as its news director. Read more.

By - 9/15/15 - 3:13 pm

Lots of layoffs today. Before the layoffs, all departments had their budgets cut 15% this past spring.

By - 9/1/15 - 11:31 pm

The Globe's appended this to Dan Shaughnessy's column about Orsillo:

Clarification: Because of a reporting error, an earlier version of this story made reference to signs being confiscated at Fenway Park. The reference has been removed because the Globe could not independently verify that any signs were confiscated at the ballpark. ...

Via Dan Kennedy.

By - 8/26/15 - 11:47 pm

Seems our local bigfoot public broadcaster issued a demand under the federal Digital Millennium Copyright Act that YouTube take down a video called "Energy -- The American Experience" under the assumption it was a copyright infringement of its American Experience series when, in fact, it was a 1970s Department of Energy production, one that is in the public domain - and published well before WGBH started producing its show. Read more.

By - 8/5/15 - 11:26 am

Now has a twice-yearly Chinese edition, aimed at the 147,000 Chinese tourists who visit the city and the 13,000 Chinese students studying in the Boston area.

By - 7/31/15 - 8:35 am

Politico is starting up a Massachusetts section and Lauren Dezenski, currently at the Dorchester Reporter, will be writing it. Debuts in late August.