The week's Bochwhoring Index stands at 2.
Yesterday, of course, the Gals mentioned Boch Jr.'s celebrity roast and then, today, they used an on-air tiff between the roast host and some DJ we're relieved to see is still alive to play up the Norwood resident's name (in the headline, in a reference in the column, in an accompanying photo and, online, a clip from... Read more
Channel 4 has dispatched its news chopper to keep us in the loop on this developing story.
No word yet if the horse is stuck with a frog on a log in that bog at Ponkapoag.
In 2008, Boston.com launched locally-focused YourTown pages for specific Boston neighborhoods and surrounding cities and towns.
They are now redesigning the pages, one by one, in a manner that de-emphasizes Boston.com and Globe content in favor of links to external news sources and tweets. All of the Boston neighborhood pages are still in the old format, but many of the surrounding cities and suburbs... Read more
Yes, it's time for the Globe metro columnist's annual fantasy-sportswriter camp, and this year, the focus is on how much he hates the 2012 Sox.
A problem at one of those giant Needham towers has knocked several Boston TV stations off the air - although they're still available to cable customers.
Channel 5 reports "a likely transmission line or antenna fault at the Needham community tower site" Sunday night took down several stations.
Channel 5 says it's back on the air, but at reduced power, via an auxiliary tower.... Read more
UPDATE: The actual Globe article ran Aug. 17, 1956. Here's a copy; the Globe has taken down the version that cause all the furor with the March 17, 2012 date.
Production problems mean delayed delivery of the Boston Globe across the region today. The Herald is, of course, also affected. On Beacon Hill, residents faced their own existential crisis, as Emily Gullickson reports:
Sunday Times delivery is late, leaving everyone in Beacon Hill to drink their coffee without the paper.
The Globe Web site opened up free versions of its e-edition, but too... Read more
Adrian Walker reports on being stopped by a cop Thursday afternoon while he walked down Tremont Street by the Suffolk Law School, and what that's like in this post-Trayvon Martin world:
Of course, I was never in any danger. But that didn't make it feel any better to get stopped for fitting our culture’s all-purpose description of a suspect: a black man.
Being a... Read more
State Rep. Gene O'Flaherty of Chelsea blames Kevin Cullen for making him resign as co-chair of the Judiciary Committee.
CommonWealth details the suburban media chain's latest financial filings, which warn of possible bankruptcy but reassure us that should that happen, the top two executives - one of them our own Kirk Davis - will get nice severance packages.
Meanwhile, the list of local editors who have left or are soon to leave includes Managing Editor Kat Powers, Gail Spector at the Newton... Read more
Yes, of course, Ernie Boch Jr., we learn today from his house organ.
The Supreme Judicial Court this week approved a new rule that for the first time will let "citizen journalists" photograph trials and other court proceedings on a routine basis.
The new rule, which takes effect July 1, will let people who fall under a new, broader definition of "news media" to register with the court system for photography access to courtrooms. They'll have to sign... Read more
Who's going to be the first reporter to bend down, gather up some snow, make a snowball and toss it?
Both pitchers apologized yesterday for last September. Allan at Joy of Sox provides the round up to show that the media has decided whom we should pat on the head and murmur "there, there" to and who should be banished to that ratty old couch in the basement until he apologizes some more:
The Globe's Nick Cafardo began his article by saying "We're not... Read more
Callum Borchers interviews David Jacobs, publisher of the Boston Courant, on why he sees no need for a Web site.
Fenway Pastoral has started chronicling chicken references in stories about the Red Sox.