By - 3/23/18 - 3:50 pm

NBC Boston, which now calls itself NBC 10 Boston, has alerted people who watch it the old-fashioned way, with an antenna, on channel 60.5, that they'll have to rescan to pick up NBC 10 on channel 15.1 because 60.5 is going away forever on April 1.

By - 3/21/18 - 6:17 pm
By - 3/18/18 - 9:08 am

Dan Kennedy posts the memo from a manager with the Purcell regime to staffers about what happens at midnight tonight; Kennedy adds one of those not making the transition to Digital First Media is editorial-page editor Rachelle Cohen.

The Boston Business Journal reports the new owners will shift Herald printing from the Globe in Taunton to GateHouse Media in Providence.

By - 3/13/18 - 9:58 am
12 heads in boxes on WHDH

As Kate shows us, Channel 7 had a nice opening gambit with a screen showing 12 reporters and weather people in little boxes. Will we see a station break Channel 25's record of 17 heads on a screen, set in the January nor'easter? Or will Channel 25 round up some kids at a local sledding hill to maintain their dominance?

By - 3/7/18 - 11:54 pm
Steve Cooper with more food

Just ask Channel 7's Steve Cooper. Thomas Sullivan took the screen capture - we were too busy watching Channel 4's Eric Fisher holding a snowball the size of his head, while in the studio, squeezing water out of it all over the floor.

Cooper has a thing for Devil Dogs.

By - 2/25/18 - 2:16 pm
Covers of the Boston Herald and the Boston Globe on Feb. 25

The way Boston's two major dailies covered yesterday's I-93 showdown between stunters and staties could not have been more different. Read more.

By - 2/16/18 - 12:35 pm

WGBH's Emily Rooney interviewed fired WBUR/NPR host Tom Ashbrook, will air it on her media show on Channel 2 tonight, but tells Eagan and Braude that Ashbrook wants to get back into broadcasting, maybe starting with a podcast, so she doesn't think he'll sue 'BUR for firing him.

Braude, meanwhile, acknowledged that, yes, Boston has an NPR station besides WGBH, but says that other station needs to learn what a joke is. Read more.

By - 2/14/18 - 1:36 pm

BU Today reports the NPR station found no evidence that the now former On Point host sexually harassed anybody but that he was canned "after an independent review verified claims that he had created an abusive work environment."

By - 2/14/18 - 12:11 pm

WEEI says that now, what with advertisers pulling out, that airing racist drivel is not the best thing:

By - 2/13/18 - 10:02 pm

WLVI 56 Ten O'Clock News Final Segment (Part 1)

WCVB reports.

By - 2/13/18 - 7:09 pm

The Herald reports that its new owner will be Digital First Media, a company that likes to make reporters work out of their houses rather than paying for an actual newsroom. The company bid $11.9 million for the paper in a bankruptcy auction.

Adam Smith, who started as an editorial assistant at the Herald, hopes it gets a chance.

By - 2/12/18 - 4:11 pm

Bill Forry reports the City of Boston Credit Union announced today it's pulling its ads off WEEI:

A series of recent incidents have made it clear that the culture of the station is not reflective of our values of inclusion, acceptance and mutual respect.

Such as this.

By - 2/10/18 - 6:31 pm

Dan Shaughnessy Watch has the blow-by-blow in which Bill Simmons irritated the pearl that is Dan Shaughnessy, and all without mentioning him specifically.

By - 2/10/18 - 12:08 pm

WEEI yesterday suspended one of its blabbers for some on-air racial douchebaggery: Read more.

By - 2/9/18 - 2:03 pm
Bad Boston Herald headline

Show me the sources.

Ron Borges won't be writing any columns for the Herald pending further review after the paper had to pull his column today, the one about Tom Brady threatening a tantrum unless he got paid like Jimmy Garoppolo, because it turns out his source was a WEEI caller pretending to be Brady's agent in a text message. Or as the Herald put it: Read more.

By - 2/7/18 - 1:56 pm

How will Steve Cooper at Channel 7 respond? Can Channel 4 and 5 get back in the battle? Tune in tonight.

By - 2/1/18 - 9:53 am

Instead of just throwing it out there like, oh, yeah, the concussion protocol, everybody knows what that is, duh! WBUR breaks it down.

By - 1/22/18 - 11:21 am
Aaron Hernandez photo


A bunch of TV stations and news Web sites across the US used the same Aaron Hernandez photo to illustrate the Patriots win last night that WCVB used on its Twitter feed. Read more.

By - 1/21/18 - 10:12 pm

WCVB tweeted out news of the Patriots' win tonight with a photo of a Patriots player wearing an 81 jersey diving for a ball.

Oops, the station realized pretty quickly - in part because people started wondering why they'd used a photo of Aaron Hernandez: Read more.

By - 1/18/18 - 12:03 pm

News that GE is in a spot of financial trouble has set Shirley Leung to thinking about the $60 million the state spent on buying those Fort Point buildings for GE (and the $60 million it set aside for renovations and infrastructure upgrades) and what happens if the company just leaves Boston altogether or stays here a shrunken husk of its former self. Read more.