In reading this Boston Globe piece about a discrimination lawsuit filed against Harvard by Asian-Americans who claim Asian-Americans with excellent records are less likely to be admitted to Harvard, it occurred to me that there’s a very interesting subtext about … Continue reading ?
Jeb Bush is getting a brand-new $1.4 million home set amidst his family's coastal-Maine compound, his parents have told the Boston Globe. Dad George H.W. Bush explained that with the influx of great-grandkids, "we needed to expand our accommodations in order for me to preserve something called ‘domestic tranquility’". Jeb himself... More »
Some enterprising reporters have moved on, as New Hampshire's Dean Barker observes, from asking why Hillary Clinton isn't talking to political reporters to asking why she isn't talking to "regular people." The Boston Globe's Annie Linskey,...Show More Summary
From the Boston Globe: Police are investigating the disappearance of two works of art worth more than $600,000, including a print of a Rembrandt self-portrait, that went missing last month from the Boston Public Library’s flagship branch in Copley Square, authorities said Tuesday. A report from the Boston Police Department’s Anti-Corruption Unit states that officers […]
• Looks like The Denver Post’s loss is The Boston Globe’s gain. Jim Romenesko reports that two-time Pulitzer-winning photographer Craig Walker is heading east. “He will be great there and do us all proud as a Post alum, but he will be missed,” Post editor Greg Moore tells his staff. Moore, as some of you […]
Per the Boston Globe, New Hampshire Democrats are not impressed by Hillary Clinton’s standoffishness: WASHINGTON — Those everyday Americans who want to quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton on trade, foreign policy, or even her favorite colorShow More Summary
Memo to the Denver Post staff from editor Greg Moore: Colleagues: I am sorry to have to announce that Craig Walker, our stellar two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, is leaving to take a fantastic job at The Boston Globe. He will be great there and do us all proud as a Post alum, but he will … Read More
Mike Florio breaks down the latest news from around the NFL with the help of Ben Volin (Boston Globe), Joe Buscaglia (WKBW Buffalo), Peter King (MMQB) and Clarence Hill (Fort Worth Star Telegram).
Following up on last week's post, UMass Law School Cuts Incoming Class By 33%, Faces $3.8 Million Deficit: Jeff Jacoby (Boston Globe), Repeal That Law School: When the University of Massachusetts agreed in 2010 to acquire the Southern New England School of Law, there were skeptics aplenty. The decision to...
New York Times: “To the amazement of people elsewhere, Bostonians overwhelmingly opposed condemning the bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, to death. The most recent poll, conducted last month for The Boston Globe, found that just 15 percent of city residents wanted him [...]
After considering various mitigating circumstances put forth by Dzokhar Tsarnaev’s defense, a twelve-person jury in Boston sentenced him to death today. From the Boston Globe’s Kevin Cullen, who’s covered the trial for months now: “We...Show More Summary
The jury has reached a verdict in the trial for suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, The Boston Globe reported. Continue reading ? The post Verdict reached in death penaltry trial for Boston Marathon bomber appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
I’ve held off on writing about the obtrusive JetBlue ad that ran in Thursday’s Boston Globe because I wasn’t sure what I thought of it. It’s hard to have a hot take without an opinion. On the one hand, we’ve long grown accustomed to financially strapped newspaper owners accepting ad placement that would have been forbidden […]
Two days before Tom Brady appealed his four-game "deflategate" suspension, Boston Globe cartoonist Dan Wasserman summed up exactly what's perturbed so many people about it. The punch line somewhat echoes the sentiments of Massachusetts...Show More Summary
The Boston Globe’s interim editorial-page editor, Ellen Clegg, wasn’t ready to go public about this when we spoke last week. But this week the paper announced a project called “Opinion Reel,” which will run “short documentaries with a point of view” submitted by “local professionals, students, and smartphone auteurs.” “You could even be Ken Burns and […]
The Boston Globe The Boston Globe on Tuesday filed an open-records lawsuit against multiple law enforcement organizations after being stonewalled by the police. The lawsuit, which seeks police reports, booking photos and prison logs,...Show More Summary
Apple is close to settling a lawsuit brought by battery maker A123 Systems earlier this year, The Boston Globe reports. A123, which makes large lithium-ion batteries for vehicles, accused Apple of poaching five of the company’s key engineers last June - fueling speculation that the engineers were working on Apple’s rumored electric car project. Show More Summary
Apple and A123 Systems are close to reaching a settlement in an ongoing battery engineer poaching lawsuit between the two companies, according to The Boston Globe. A123 Systems, an advanced battery manufacturer, originally filed suit...Show More Summary
A Roman Catholic nun grabbed the spotlight today in the sentencing phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's high-profile trial, the Boston Globe reports. "He said emphatically, 'No one deserves to suffer like they did,'" said Sister Helen Prejean about a visit with Tsarnaev. She added that his voice...