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Some Pressing Questions for New Boston Globe Owner John Henry

Dan Kennedy | Posted 10.03.2013 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The ascension of a wealthy local owner may represent the best possible outcome for the Globe. Nevertheless there are questions Henry will have to answer soon -- starting with the fate of publisher Christopher Mayer and editor Brian McGrory.

Aaron Swartz, Carmen Ortiz and the American System of Justice

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology
Dan Kennedy

Nothing good can come from Aaron Swartz's death. But at the very least it should prompt consideration of why such brutality has become a routine part of the American system of justice.

Taylor Swift Gets Real (Estate) For Conor Kennedy

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.13.2012 | Celebrity

Taylor Swift has bought a Cape Cod house across the street from Ethel Kennedy, possibly to be near new love Conor Kennedy, People magazine confirmed o...

Taylor Swift Reportedly Caught In The Kennedy Feud

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2012 | Celebrity

Is Taylor Swift causing friction in Camelot? Even if she is a famous multiple Grammy winner and button-cute, the singer apparently can't spend the ...

No More Drama

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.29.2012 | Black Voices
D. R. Tucker

I could spend months detailing my differences with John Derbyshire regarding American race relations. However, one of his observations about politics and race is uncomfortably true.

Shea Rose: Extraordinary Girl

Holly Cara Price | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

"extra extra read all about it / I rock the mike ain't no doubt about it / because I'm extra I'm feeling extra I'm gonna bless ya / what? huh!" So chants Shea Rose in the song "Extraordinary Girl," from her 2011 mixtape Little Warrior.

Look Back in Anger

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

The conservative template of attacking Obama with unrelenting invective was also created here in the Bay State, and used against Deval Patrick. I should know. I helped create that template.

Romney Trawls for White Working-Class Votes in New Hampshire on The Howie Carr Show

Jackson Katz | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Jackson Katz

As the campaign moves to New Hampshire, Mitt Romney is getting free advice on how to reach blue-collar Republicans from conservative talk radio host Howie Carr.

Michael Calderone

Romney Campaign Jabs Boston Globe After Huntsman Endorsement

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- By endorsing Jon Huntsman in the Republican primary on Thursday night, the Boston Globe has once again chosen an alternative to former Mas...

Americans Favor Protesters Over Wall Street, Washington

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

LOWELL, Mass. -- A new national poll released Sunday shows neither Wall Street nor Occupy Wall Street conjuring up strong favorable impressions among ...

PHOTOS: Striking Front Pages Day After Stanley Cup, Vancouver Riots

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.16.2011 | Media

The Vancouver Sun, Boston Globe and newspapers throughout Canada are playing up the Stanley Cup big - not surprising given the teams involved and Cana...

Are Ukeleles Cool?

bostonherald.com | Herald Staff | Posted 07.31.2011 | Arts

The ukulele has long-struggled with its image -- it can blame Tiny Tim's "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" for that. But lately the diminutive instrument is...

WATCH: O'Donnell Chides White House For Press Ban

Posted 07.19.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell chided the White House for banning the Boston Herald from a Boston fundraising event held by President Obama due to an unflattering...

Common at the White House: What's All the Fuss About?

Danny Groner | Posted 07.15.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Jon Stewart will debate Bill O'Reilly tomorrow night about the Obama administration's decision to invite rapper Common to participate in a poetry reading at the White House last week.

What Does Donald Trump Have Left?

Danny Groner | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

After all is said and done, what kind of damage will Trump's "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week" have on his future?

LIFETIME Alimony in Massachusetts

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Elizabeth Benedict

You may have heard Massachusetts is a liberal state.

Have Republicans Changed Their Minds About Obama's Tucson Speech?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danny Groner

Despite the seeming cohesion across party lines, some GOP opinion makers expressed opposition to the president's national address at the Tucson memorial. Here's a sampling.

Boston Sportswriter Reveals: 'I'm Gay'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Boston Herald sportswriter Steve Buckley revealed that he is gay in his latest column. In the column, titled "Welcome to my coming-out party," Buckle...

Does Post-Katrina New Orleans Fit the TV Screen?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

If Treme outwardly sent a strong message about New Orleans after Katrina, the Real World tries more implicitly to convey the "wet blanket over the Mardi Gras frivolity."

Another typical Friday

Jimmy Demers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jimmy Demers

It was just another typical Friday morning for me back here in my home state of Massachusetts. I usually return every year around this time to remembe...

Boston Herald Raises Newsstand Price

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — The Boston Herald is raising the newsstand price of its daily newspaper by 25 cents to $1, citing economic pressures affecting the news...

Times to Globe: It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp!

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

After the New York Times purchased it, The Globe's mission was narrowed, its vision constricted by year after year of buyouts and layoffs.

Boston Herald Cuts 25 Jobs

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — The Boston Herald has laid off 25 workers, or 6 percent of its staff, because of slumping sales and advertising revenues as well as the...

More Shameful "False Equivalence" By The Traditional Media To Annoy You

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark Nickolas

Case-in-point is today's Boston Herald story by Dave Wedge on the custom-made armor-laden presidential limo that is being assembled to protect America's first black president.

Tom Brokaw: I Tried To Warn Couric It Was "Harder Than It Looks"

Huffington Post | Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Earlier this week Dan Rather told the Huffington Post's Rachel Sklar that he didn't think Katie Couric had "any idea what she was getting into" when s...