When cases of police brutality appear on video, the local media tend to shut off their collective critical thinking skills and even side with the police. The coverage of the now-infamous video of off-duty Boston Police Department officer Edward Barrett attacking a pedestrian who hurt his feelings is a prime example of why you […]
I’ve been known to get inebriated with reporter friends at bars and break into soliloquies about how I would run Boston.com if I took over as its editor. Some versions involve me strolling in behind a cloud of smoke and reinstating typewriters, while other incarnations have me sporting a Carmen Miranda hat for easy […]
We are not establishing from scratch or staffing yet another mill to feed the hourly news cycle and rat race.
Peterson is apparently attempting to be seen as an intellectual voice of reason, a behind-the-scenes convener and a major player.
From the Olympics to police brutality, the Hub reporters should piggyback more independent research and ideas
There’s a bigger story behind the case of accused killer Dean Shaun Harrison than is being told. Here’s some of it …
There’s some good and even great material out there too, sure, but most of what we’re finding falls among these categories …
Weather journalism is a rung below sportswriting on the importance spectrum, but we haven’t seen much of anything else through the drifts, so here’s what we came up with …
I was unpacking in my hotel room when the local five o’clock news came on and—bam—there was Mayor Marty Walsh giving a press conference about parking during snow storms.
The Boston Olympics started 10 years early today with a new event pitting journalists against organizers of the 2024 Summer Games in a hybrid grudge match at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.