By - 7/25/14 - 12:42 pm

WEEI's Kirk Minihane says they're all out to get him because of their agendas, not just because he said something really stupid about Erin Andrews. Minihane explains what he says is the Globe's agenda (they have four writers who get paid to appear on 'EEI's archenemy station); doesn't really lay out the Herald's or Olbermann's agendas, except to say they have them. Oh, yeah,... Read more

By - 6/2/14 - 9:05 am

Somehow, we missed the editor's note on's scoop last week about the guy sneaking into the homes of BC students and tickling them while they sleep:

On Wednesday, May 28, the Boston Police Department stated that they have identified only one incident in the last two years where a foot was touched and that they know of no police reports that refer to

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By - 4/17/14 - 10:49 am 404 page

Plutor saved a copy of's new 404 page. It's OK, we can laugh now, right?

By - 3/24/14 - 8:09 pm

Community Voices is soon to be no more, Dan Kennedy reports. He adds the Obnoxious Sports Fan is staying on, but will reveal his actual name. A Globe editor claimed to be shocked, shocked that somebody was blogging for the Globe anonymously.

By - 3/19/14 - 4:35 pm

The Globe made it kinda, sorta official today: is becoming their BuzzFeed/Huffington Post/Upworthy clone - people who want straight news should head immediately to

The move's been in the works for some time now. First came the slide shows and the listicles. The Globe recently hired a couple of reporters to do pretty much the same thing I'm doing here with social-media scouring... Read more

By - 3/4/14 - 2:18 pm

Poynter posts the memo from Globe editor Brian McGrory. Most immediate impact: You'll be able to read up to 10 Globe stories a month before being hit up for a subscription. Also announced: A bunch of staff changes and additions for the Globe's new Catholic and high-tech sites.

Dan Kennedy has some thoughts on what it means.... Read more

By - 10/8/13 - 4:26 pm

Sarah Marshall reports on big changes afoot at the free online version of Globe stuff, most notably a Facebook-like "stream of content" that will attempt to figure out what you're looking at and show you less of the stuff you're not.

Also, a Globie said at some European conference, the site will be revamped to become more "responsive" to differently sized browser windows,... Read more

By - 10/7/13 - 2:18 pm vs.

How else to explain the 15-degree difference in the temperatures on the home pages of and right now?

H/t Chris Walton.

By - 10/3/13 - 8:03 pm

Wicked Local Somerville reports a concert in Union Square could be off because alderman are objecting to sucking up the costs of police and DPW details - and portable toilets. The mayor, who supports the thing, notes the city picks up the police tab for events such as the annual Fluff festival; aldermen retort, yeah, but those are sponsored by the city, not... Read more

By - 4/9/13 - 4:01 pm

Peter Kadzis at WGBH and Carly Carioli at

By - 2/18/13 - 9:45 am

Poynter interviews new Globe editor Brian McGrory, who says the current dichotomy is too confusing and that he plans to make people pay for all in-depth reporting on, while making the free "more social media, more community bloggers, hopefully edgier content."... Read more

By - 6/25/12 - 8:23 am

The Globe announced today it's hired former WFNX staffers Henry Santoro, Julie Kramer and Adam 12 and former program director Paul Driscoll to build an alt-music streaming service that will be available both through the Web and mobile apps.

A launch date and program details will be announced later this summer.

By - 1/2/12 - 12:11 pm

Some lucky visitors to the Globe's breaking-news blog have been enjoying a what-if ad for at least the past couple of days. Hey, at least we still have T.C., right?

What if the Sox hadn't collapsed? ... Read more

By - 9/12/11 - 6:33 pm

Eastie loves Readville?

Eagle-eyed Ron Newman, who actually scrolls all the way down the homepage, noticed this link today, perhaps written by somebody with even less of a grasp on actual Boston geography than I have.... Read more

By - 7/1/11 - 4:46 pm announces it's gotten rid of all its pop-under ads.

By - 4/12/11 - 4:48 pm

Dan Kennedy reports the Globe has given up trying to moderate story comments on and is outsourcing the whole thing to some company in Winnipeg. No profanity allowed and stop making accusations about Carl Crawford; one wonders whether wise-guy Boston trolls will try to sneak any Boston-English variants past the Manitobans.

By - 10/21/10 - 11:18 am

UPDATE: Heard back from a editor, who says the photo "slipped through the cracks" and that they'll take care of it.

At least, that's what I'm assuming after seeing one of my photos show up on the front page of the Globe's Back Bay Your Town site without anybody from the Globe asking for permission. I realize there's fair use and I always appreciate... Read more

By - 9/30/10 - 11:53 am

Did they advertise the new Dorchester site with a photo of the Blue Line?

Red Line ad

H/t to the tipster who sent this in.... Read more