Minneapolis Star Tribune’s new owner says he bought the paper for about $100 million. (Boston Globe went for $70 million last year.) (minnpost.com) Seven Peoria plainclothes cops with a search warrant raided a home to unmask the person behind the now-suspended parody @peoriamayor account. (pjstar.com) New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley … Read More
Society of Professional Journalists Rebecca Boone of The Associated Press received the Society of Professional Journalists’ public service award for coverage of the Idaho prison system and The Boston Globe staff won deadline reporting honors for its stories on the … Read more
Elizabeth Warren’s autobiography is out, and it looks like she is sticking precisely to her campaign script on her false claim to be Cherokee. The title is “A Fighting Chance.” The Boston Globe, which has an advance copy (perhaps as
According to The Boston Globe, which obtained an early copy of the book A Fighting Chance, Warren reveals a series of interactions with Obama and his staff that were at times tense and, on one occasion, borderline sexist.
Kevin Edson, the 25-year-old man who was arrested by Boston police after placing a backpack at the finish line of the upcoming Boston Marathon, was arraigned in court today. Based on the Boston Globe's report on the arraignment, it looks like Edson is a mentally ill man who thought his odd display was some kind of performance. Read more...
Why? Because those who don’t buy into the doom and gloom of man-caused global warming are able to have their opinions, their say, and their vote. (Boston Globe) THE WORLD now has a rough deadline for action on climate change. Nations...Show More Summary
A main reason for the cautious optimism is the newspaper’s new owner, John W. Henry, who bought The Boston Globe in October.
The one-year anniversary of the Boston bombings isn't passing without a police scare. Authorities say they have taken a man into custody over two unattended backpacks found near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The Globe quotes a police spokesperson as saying the backpacks don't appear to be dangerous,...
Boston Globe wins the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news (bostonglobe.com)
The Boston Globe | The New York Times “Nobody wanted to leave,” the Globe writes about a photo shoot that gathered “survivors, police, firefighters, EMTs, doctors, nurses, runners, political figures, store owners, the Boston Athletic Association, Red Sox … Read more
The Boston Globe's first film follows five Boston Marathon runners who were near the finish line when the bomb exploded, on their quest to return.
Boston Globe technology writer Hiawatha Bray recalls the moment that inspired him to write his new book, You Are Here: From the Compass to GPS, the History and Future of How We Find Ourselves. "I got a phone around 2003 or so," he says. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.
Within moments of the announcement that The Boston Globe had won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting, Martine Powers tweeted from the newsroom. “This was a story none of us wanted to cover,” she quoted editor Brian McGrory as saying. The staff, she said, then observed a moment of silence at McGrory’s request for the victims of the Boston […]
The Boston Globe wins in breaking news for its coverage of the Boson Marathon bombings. The New York Times wins in both photography categories. There are no local winners, but several LA Times finalists.
Monday’s Pulitzer-winners announcement was eagerly anticipated in newsrooms. Guardian US: This is a very well documented Pulitzer win for @GuardianUS pic.twitter.com/W3m7OAM7J8 — erin mccann (@mccanner) April 14, 2014 Boston Globe: Tampa Bay Times: The Tampa Bay Times wins its 10th … Read more
The 2014 Pulitzer winners Public Service The Guardian and the Washington Post for their National Security Agency reporting Breaking News Reporting Staff of The Boston Globe Investigative Reporting Chris Hamby of The Center for Public...Show More Summary
A recent ProPublica expose co-published with the Boston Globe typifies a growing gotcha genre of health journalism that portrays doctors as the enemy in a struggle for honesty and openness in medicine. These reports make unfounded leaps in their efforts to subject doctors to levels of skepticism once reserved for politicians and lawyers. They’re going to end up [...]
There are conflicting reports as to whether sophomore Michigan Wolverines forward Glenn Robinson III will forgo his final two seasons in Ann Arbor and enter the 2014 NBA draft. Jake Fischer of the Boston Globe reported the news on Monday,...Show More Summary
Every time Boston Globe arts reporter Geoff Edgers worried about the cost of “5 Runners,” a documentary he and his colleague Darren Durlach made for the paper, Globe Editor Brian McGrory told him not to stress. He “just said go … Read more