Aformer Herald staffer expounds on the dying art of good headline writing (also, Atex, but that's likely to be of interest mainly to former ink-stained wretches).Read more
That might explain the 100 simultaneous Turing tests running in the discussion area on WBZ's hospital-shooting story.
Capt. John Greland at District C-6 reports on an incident at the intersection of Mass. Ave. and Melnea Cass Boulevard around 7:30 this morning:
Victim reports man selling the Boston Herald spit on her, called her the C word and kicked a dent in her car. She refused to buy the paper twice, after kicking the motor vehicle, he said "I want to buy...Read more
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Our worst fears may be coming true.
Gail Cohen writes in her front-page feature editorial column called, "Obama puts our security at risk."
I'm with Chris Farone on this, the only ones who...Read more
Would it have been so bad to just say "peppermint" or "bubblegum"?
UPDATE: The Herald has issued a sorry/not sorry statement:
As Jerry Holbert discussed on Boston Herald Radio this morning, his cartoon satirizing the U.S. Secret Service breach at the White House has offended some people and to them we apologize....Read more
UPDATE: NECN reports the three were found trying to cross into Canada at Niagara Falls.
At Blue Mass Group, David compares how the Globe and the Herald wrote up the initial story of those three Afghan army officers who disappeared from the Cape Cod Mall over the weekend. One guess which paper mentioned how rogue Afghan soldiers are now killing Americans in Afghanistan....Read more
WEEI's Kirk Minihane says they're all out to get him because of their agendas, not just because he said something really stupid about Erin Andrews. Minihane explains what he says is the Globe's agenda (they have four writers who get paid to appear on 'EEI's archenemy station); doesn't really lay out the Herald's or Olbermann's agendas, except to say they have them. Oh, yeah,...Read more
Over at the Globe, Ty Burr loves Tom Cruise's latest movie:
The fact is that this is a pretty good summer-kablooie movie, and Cruise is better than pretty good in it.
Over at the Herald, though, James Verniere couldn't wait to get out of the theater:
â€śEdge of Tomorrowâ€ť is two hours of sci-fi, rewind-repeat eye-agony....Read more
Neither the Globe nor Kirsner have a problem with him running forums that rake in money from local high-tech entrepreneurs of the sort he writes about as a freelancing Globe columnist, but the Boston Business Journal noses around.
UPDATE: Herald stands by story, calling it "not only excellent, but important, leading as it did to a Department of Corrections investigation and certain reform measures."
Chris King, who has been reporting on Joanna Marinova's lawsuit against the Herald in Suffolk Superior Court, reports the jury today found for Marinova in her claims that the Herald and reporter Jessica Van Sack libeled her...Read more
CommonWealth reports Herald owner Pat Purcell paid a visit to John Henry's Brookline manse to
offer his condolences give his regards, to see if there are any further ways the two media outlets could work together (the Globe already prints the Herald) and, maybe, to caution about possibly moving the Globe's printing operations from Morrissey Boulevard to the Telegram and Gazette printing plant in...Read more