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By - 1/26/13 - 5:49 pm

A Sharon obstetrician yesterday filed suit against an Illinois blogger with whom she's been engaged in an increasingly nasty flamewar over home births.

In her suit, filed in US District Court in Boston, Dr. Amy Tuteur of the Skeptical OB, charges that Gina Crosley-Corcoran, who writes the Feminist Breeder, is abusing a federal online copyright law to try to shut her down.... Read more

By - 1/14/13 - 12:33 pm

There is a community meeting tonight regarding the proposed demolition and new construction of both the St. Augustine's Church and School in South Boston. Please attend the meeting to voice your opinion: 6:30 pm, Boys and Girls Club of South Boston, 230 W. 6th Street. Please see Caught in Southie for more information.

By - 11/28/12 - 8:12 am

No, not this one, alas. Open Media Boston has a couple of openings for stringers with some journalism experience.

We know $50 [per article] isn't much money. So we're looking for people that can crank out news content fast. People that don't mind having their work edited, but whose work doesn't need much editing. Because they know what they're doing. Which is, like, a

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By - 11/21/12 - 7:57 am

The Globe reports: State prods Amazon to collect sales taxes.

Steve Garfield notes that every time Amazon agrees (after kicking and screaming) to collect sales tax on purchases from specific states, one of the first thing it does is block people in those state from making commissions on Amazon sales through their sites. So? He says the measure would hurt small businesses that... 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 - 10/2/12 - 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 - 9/21/12 - 3:13 pm

The Swellesley Report reports.

By - 9/5/12 - 7:46 pm

Autism Intervention Specialists of Worcester and principal Nassim Aoude today filed a federal libel suit against a New Hampshire man who says it peddles "horseshit" because it refuses to accept his theory that autism is caused by mercury in vaccines.

In its suit, filed in US District Court in Boston, Autism Intervention Specialists wants John Best's blog posts about it replaced with retractions and... Read more

By - 9/4/12 - 10:12 am

Big Red & Shiny is coming back and is using Kickstarter to raise funds to create "a bigger and bolder Blog devoted to New England art & artists and a monthly web-based Journal with perceptive and incisive writing from around the globe." With art/music/dance in the South End on Sept. 29 and panel discussions on art writing and community at MIT on Oct. 27.... Read more

By - 8/27/12 - 4:26 pm

The Washington City Paper reports the founders of a site called We Love DC are heading north next week with a new site called We Love Beantown. Think Bostonist (remember them?) but with better design and no icky crime news (don't worry, that's what we're here for).... Read more

By - 8/21/12 - 9:15 am is a new news site for the neighborhood.

By - 8/19/12 - 6:03 pm

Boston from the Red Line is a site that only posts photos of Boston from the Red Line.

Via BostInno.

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 - 7/27/12 - 10:40 am

When MBTA Transit Police see something now, they blog something - but so far with fewer puns than their counterparts at BPD.

By - 7/16/12 - 8:26 pm

The ever present, always hilarious Southie Yuppy/Local feud erupted again last week over at Caught in Southie's Facebook page with an anonymous letter to the editor from a wayward, misunderstood yuppy. As expected, the ensuing comments erupted into spirited vitriol from both sides, eventually breaking the 200 comment line.

Perhaps the most entertaining post of the thread was fittingly the last, where... Read more

By - 6/11/12 - 2:36 pm

The Fenway Recordings Sessions Presents:

The Drive Tour @ Brighton Music Hall
Featuring College, Anoraak & Drive, from the soundtrack to the movie Drive.

July 22, 2012
Tickets on sale Friday, June 8 @ 12 noon.

By - 6/7/12 - 3:28 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today announced it was postponing a rule that would let bloggers photograph and video trials and other proceedings until Sept. 17, to give court personnel more time to prepare for its implementation.

The court had initially set July 1 as the date on which bloggers could register to use electronic recording devices in courtrooms. The delay also affects a related provision... Read more

By - 6/6/12 - 5:01 pm

David Bernstein at the Phoenix has a new side project: Compiling photos of our politicians posed with animals, from Coolidge with a dog to Joe Kennedy with a cow.