Media

By - 10/10/12 - 6:47 am

The Herald, natch, loves it some schadenfreude over a spat between Dennis Lehane and the Globe over a review - which the Globe corrected - that originally took Lehane to task for portraying a character in a new book as a magical Negro, when, in fact, the character is white.... Read more

By - 10/9/12 - 1:46 pm

Boston Sports Media Watch dissects the latest column by a Globe sportswriter about how those damn kids have no respect at all, not like in his day.

Last week:
The Globe writer who hates bloggers.

By - 10/8/12 - 10:54 pm

Herald coversTake a jab at finding the similarities here.

A roving UHub correspondent thought there was something familiar about today's Herald front page, which featured a gloved hand holding a syringe to illustrate an end-of-the-world headline about state oversight of that fungus-infested Framingham pharmacy. Sure enough, he rummaged around and discovered the... Read more

By - 10/7/12 - 11:47 am

We think we'll go for a walk, Phoenix declares, in response to some Salon body collector.

By - 10/3/12 - 12:59 pm

The Friends Booksale has Portuguese Books! Get them while there here!

By - 10/2/12 - 2:12 pm

Daniel Wagner surveys Kevin Paul Dupont's hatred of bloggers, counters that Dupont is just a bitter old ink-stained wretch unable to research his assertions.

By - 9/27/12 - 7:16 am

The Herald reports on a couple of guys who did a video about the sort of people who live in Boston, which the Herald identifies only as "Mass -----" because apparently "Massholes" would send countless numbers of Herald readers into fainting spells.... Read more

By - 9/24/12 - 5:54 pm

Press Pass TV is a non-profit organization that harnesses the power of media arts to empower youth in under-served communities. In this segment, PPTV partners with the City School to take an in-depth look at an innovative education program in Haiti. Click here to check out the video!

By - 9/22/12 - 11:06 pm

Local theatre artist Danny Bryck performs his one-man documentary play "No Room for Wishing," chronicling the story of the occupation of Dewey Square, using the exact words of the people involved. Co-produced by Company One and Central Square Theater, playing at the Boston Center for the Arts this weekend and Central Square Theater 9/30-10/9.

Compiled from interviews and live recordings during the occupation of... Read more

By - 9/18/12 - 7:54 am

Among the press types who rushed to West Roxbury yesterday on word of a possibly bad crash involving a police cruiser was Alex Jones, a freelancer who specializes in "spot news" (i.e., things like car crashes). He tweets:

Had a @BostonPolice officer threaten to take my cameras for photographing in a public space today w/o his permission.

Naturally, he took the... Read more

By - 9/17/12 - 7:27 pm

The Phoenix's Chris Faraone, down in New York for the Occupy Wall Street anniversary protest, tweets he was among those arrested:

I just got out of jail. Was arrested despite screaming over and over that I'm a journalist.

By - 9/14/12 - 10:24 am

Huffington Post reports the Mass. GOP barred a Globe reporter from a vote last night on whether to adopt a state platform that would include a call for ban on all abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, and which would come out against same-sex marriage.

Some Republican muscle is quoted as saying he strongarmed the Globie out of the vote to... Read more

By - 8/30/12 - 9:25 am

In 1995, the House of Compassion opened its doors taking in people living with HIV and AIDS to live in a welcoming home environment. The House now faces closure, with a looming 30,000 in debt threatening the homes of their ten residents. Find out more about the House of Compassion!

By - 8/27/12 - 9:18 am

Mark Levy analyzes a Globe story that purports to find a growing "backlash" against tech development in the city, based largely on the fact that the Forest City project got defeated:

"The backlash has caught the notice of biotechnology leaders, who are asking whether the industry is still welcome in Cambridge," Robert Weisman wrote on Saturday.

This would indeed be an interesting story

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By - 8/25/12 - 6:22 pm

Proto-feminist crusader.

Somehow, in the crush of events, we missed the return of the Globe trend story based on no particular trend, in this case, a Wednesday opus on how expensive mixers are now a feminist hallmark. In case you, too, missed it, the Globe alerts us to "the strange allure of the stand... Read more

By - 8/14/12 - 8:25 am

Joy of Sox is no longer getting much joy from Sox games - and not just because of what's going on on the field:

NESN gives us worthless "tours" of concrete hallways in other stadiums and asinine non-baseball segments. Worse than that, the network often fails to show the action on the field.

Announcers Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy have become sad parodies of

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By - 8/13/12 - 11:22 am

The state court system today opened up registration for bloggers who want the same ability as mainstream-media reporters and photographers to record and report in courtrooms.

The court system's new access rule, which goes into effect Sept. 17, will, for the first time, grant citizen journalists the ability to record trials, arraignments and certain other proceedings on a routine basis:

Registration shall be afforded to

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By - 8/12/12 - 10:08 am

Mostly retiring after 44 years:

So why now? It's time; that’s all. I’ve covered the events I wanted to cover. I reached a goal with the Bruins' Stanley Cup run in 2011 to have covered championships in all four primary pro sports. I've covered 29 Final Fours. London has been my 11th Olympics. I even did a dog show. I am fulfilled.

But there

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By - 8/6/12 - 4:50 pm

Oh, wait, sorry, no, they're just going to start airing Rush Limbaugh's daily bleats. Also, Michele McPhee will be taking Tom Finneran's old spot in the morning.

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