Media

By - 11/9/17 - 9:38 pm

The Globe reports unknown hackers have unleashed large-scale "distributed denial of service" attacks against it that have taken down bostonglobe.com and its phone and content-management systems for parts of today and yesterday.

In DDOS attacks, hackers unleash armies of malware-infested personal computers to throw vast amounts of data at a particular target, taking it down until the site or its Internet provider figures out how to filter out the bad data packets.

By - 11/9/17 - 8:50 am

The Herald reports.

The news comes after listeners began putting their names ... Read more.

By - 11/8/17 - 1:45 pm

Last year, on Nantucket, the former WCVB anchor said today. WBZ reports.

By - 11/6/17 - 3:00 pm

Scott Fybush reports union officials representing staffers at WBZ 1030 are scheduled to meet with honchos from the Company Formerly Known as Clear Channel in Medford today, following Friday's Globe story about how the company will make workers re-apply for their jobs and sign a new contract if they're allowed to stay. Read more.

By - 11/3/17 - 9:15 am
Dump truck ensnared in power and cable lines in Hyde Park

Rick Macomber shows us the scene on Truman Parkway at Dana Avenue in Hyde Park around 4:50 a.m., after a dump truck unloading asphalt for the Truman repaving project took down power, phone and cable lines. Read more.

By - 10/10/17 - 10:56 pm

All Access reports CBS plans to sell or swap the AM news station (and also 98.5 FM) as it merges with Entercom. Entercom, meanwhile, will unload WRKO and WKAF (97.7 FM).

By - 9/13/17 - 8:47 pm

The Herald reports the death of Jennifer Maiola, managing editor of the Boston Guardian, from breast cancer. Read more.

By - 9/13/17 - 7:50 pm

Dan Kennedy has the latest on the Globe's printing problems, which is not much, except that at least one top honcho is now an ex honcho due to the issues, whatever they are, and that a second might be in that state as well.

By - 9/10/17 - 1:24 pm

Looks like the Globe is continuing to have a spot of trouble with its new Taunton printing presses:

By - 9/8/17 - 12:22 pm

When the Globe packed up its Morrissey Boulevard printing presses and moved everything to a new plant in Taunton, that included the Herald - which the Globe prints under contract.

And with the Globe continuing to apologize to its print readers for production problems, the Herald has been forced to chime in, via a pretty harsh note in today's paper. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 10:09 am

Our resident scold, who normally spends his days complaining about our driving habits and kids on his lawn, is happy today because Boston has become world classier than New York: GE moved here, Berklee is bigger than whatever allegedly passes for music education in that sad, sorry city to our south and, oh, yeah, Yankees suck!

By - 8/25/17 - 3:27 pm
By - 8/12/17 - 10:46 am

Garfinkel of the Herald explains how he got into position to capture photos of that Russian jet that paid us a visit yesterday.

I ran out of the Herald's offices and onto Southie's D St. and got in my car and drove to East 1st st. I looked to my left as I was driving and there it was, flying over the old Edison plant on L St.

By - 8/4/17 - 7:58 pm

Harvey Leonard on Dickie: 'A great guy in every way'

WCVB reports Albert, who reported the weather for three decades, and who was a Newton native, died of complications from pneumonia.

By - 8/2/17 - 9:47 am

Boston 2024 Olympics Video: Anthem

When did Shirley Leung get on the Globe editorial board? The Editorial We at our Paper of Record wakes up from a long slumber and sighs and tut-tuts today that we lost the Olympics, but says it's not too late for us to learn from our stupid, pitiful yahoo mistake in turning our noses up at the Opportunity of a Lifetime: Read more.

By - 8/2/17 - 8:53 am

Or as she called it last week, the Big Dig, whose reporting on the racist history of the Red Sox she didn't much care for.

By - 7/21/17 - 7:40 pm

The Globe e-mailed print subscribers today about problems related to its new plant in Taunton: Read more.

By - 7/21/17 - 12:31 am

EPIC CLASH Between Howie Carr and Shiva Ayyadurai

For people who enjoy a good car wreck, skip to 2:00 in this video. Right-winger Shiva Ayyadurai, who says he invented e-mail and who is one of several Republicans looking to run against Elizabeth Warren next year, accuses Howie Carr - Howie Carr - of being a "Fake Trumper." Carr responds in classic Carr fashion - by pulling out copies of the records related to Ayyadurai's 2005 arrest on a charge of domestic assault and battery against his then girlfriend (Naturally, Carr also posted copies of those records).

H/t Ron.