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Interview: Critic Robert Campbell

J. Michael Welton | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Pulitzer Prize-winning architecture critic Robert Campbell is both fearless and sensitive enough to write and publish poetry.

In Defense of Napping Air Traffic Controllers

Danny Groner | Posted 06.21.2011 | Travel
Danny Groner

The Department of Transportation, led by Ray LaHood, announced new rules this week that will force controllers to have more time off between shifts and to be accompanied by a partner.

Are Anti-Nuke Liberals Science Deniers?

David Ropeik | Posted 06.05.2011 | Green
David Ropeik

True liberals, non-wobbly liberals, are supposed to oppose nuclear power. Period. True conservatives, for some reason, are supposed to deny climate change. Period.

Thinking About Charlie Sheen: 4 Thoughtful Editorials

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Since Sheen's epic radio rant and subsequent meltdown, some editorial writers have considered the larger issues at play with the story. Here, a look at some of the best takes.

Miami Heat Coverage: A Crying Shame

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

After every Heat loss, the media tries to speculate about what's going wrong with the team that was supposed to be a can't-miss champion: Is it the co...

Watson's Jeopardy! Win: What Did We Discover?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Danny Groner

Scientists and technicians clearly proved something this week about ingenuity, progress, and communication. What's the big takeaway from this three-day experiment?

My Road Not Taken -- in Space

Terry Marotta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Terry Marotta

In the Spring of '86 I became one of the final 40 contestants in the initiative to send a journalist up in space.

The BP Oil Spill's Longterm Impact Is Showing

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Danny Groner

The effects of last year's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are still coming to surface. A new report this weekend shows that tourism in Louisiana rema...

Divisional Round Losses: Four Cities' Newspapers React

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

This weekend of the NFL playoffs saw both conference favorites -- Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots -- get knocked off, following a Wild Card week that had its own share of surprises.

Questioning Google's Deal With ITA -- as a Former Regulator

Pamela Jones Harbour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Jones Harbour

Google's proposed acquisition of ITA and potential dominance in the online travel market raises substantial questions I would ask as a former antitrust regulator.

5 Steps to Getting Quoted in the Media

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dorie Clark

Why do the same people get quoted by reporters all the time? Laziness, for starters. The good news? Once you break into their speed-dial, the "herd mentality" will take over.

WATCH: Homeless Vet Spurs Community To Do Good After Returning Lost Wallet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When homeless veteran Brian Christopher stumbled upon a lost wallet full of cash, he took it to the police station so the money could be returned to i...

What Can Obama Learn From Bill Clinton?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Bill Clinton's brief appearance last week excited both members of the media and Washington, but the question now is whether Clinton's presence can help Obama turn things around.

Ignoring Signs of Domestic Homicide

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Randy Susan Meyers

If you see someone in danger, put out a hand. At worst, they won't accept it. At best, you'll save a life.

Who Was the Real John Lennon?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

This week marks the 30th anniversary of John Lennon's assassination. Discussion has predictably turned to the legacy that the musician left behind, and how we remember him today. Here's a sampling of different takes on Lennon.

10 Keys To A Great Company Culture: Free Beer, Unlimited Vacation & More

Brian Halligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Halligan

I've received a number of questions and comments lately regarding the unique company culture at HubSpot, mainly because of our recent recognition by t...

Boston Globe To Launch New, Paid Site

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — The Boston Globe will create a new, paid subscription Web site next year and limit the content on its free site, Boston.com. The newsp...

From Heresy to Dogma: How Uncommon Bedfellows Changed the Environmental Movement

Gwen Ruta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gwen Ruta

These days, the need for private sector leadership is greater than ever. And the good news is that even in the midst of a global recession, Corporate America hasn't shied away from investing in environmental initiatives.

Why Book Review Equality Matters

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

If women's books aren't reviewed, when women's books are declared "less literary, and when women's books on family are declared women's fiction, while men's domestic books are declared brave and eye-opening, it adds many pounds to the micro-inequality pile.

The Only College Course You'll Ever Need

boston.com | Posted by Delia Cabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Welcome to College in One Semester: Squeeze in four years of college into 15 weeks! Sound impossible? Think "CliffNotes": get the plot points and skip...

Lessons Learned From the Appointment of Elizabeth Warren

Pearl Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pearl Korn

Some are dissatisfied with the president for not going through a confirmation process in the Senate with Elizabeth Warren. His concerns were real about getting the 60 votes to override the filibuster that was certain to come from the Republicans.

Does the Truth Set Us Free?

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dennis Whittle

Facts, they found, were not curing misinformation. Like an underpowered antibiotic, facts could actually make misinformation even stronger.That is fro...

Fiscal Times Questions Elizabeth Warren's Candidacy

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Fiscal Times, an online newspaper funded by Blackstone co-founder and former Council of Foreign Relations chair Peter Peterson, has published two ...

Boston Globe To CNN Critics: 'Back Off'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN has been through some hard times lately. Now, though, the network is getting praise from the editorial page of the Boston Globe. The paper told ...

Many Harvard Teaching Hospital Applications Contain Plagiarism, Study Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

According to a study first published in the Annals of Internal Medicine and reported in the Boston Globe, five percent of applications for residency a...