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By adamg - 6/26/19 - 11:53 pm
Owens

The final Loren & Wally show on WROR airs this Friday, Mark Watson reports.

Wally Brine retired in 2016. The two went on air as a morning team in Boston in 1981.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 9:03 am

Sue O'Connell, host of NECN's "The Take," reports this morning both that Boston Magazine has declared her the "best TV news host," and that her last show will be this Friday. But she'll be back on air: She reports she's working on a new political show on NECN.

By schneidz - 6/23/19 - 12:42 pm

Tory Bullock has started a talk show: Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 1:45 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a lower-court judge to reconsider her ruling that the state can refuse to give the Boston Globe copies of databases of birth and marriage records that are available as public records to anyone willing to pay $9 an hour to sit at a terminal in a state office on Columbia Point. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/19 - 11:04 pm

Yesterday, Dan Shaughnessy doubled down on his tomato canning to get on his high horse (or as Dan Shaughnessy Watch put it, get on his Shetland pony) to bitch about women athletes daring to celebrate a blowout win in the World Cup soccer competition. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/19 - 4:11 pm

CommonWealth's Michael Jonas tallied up the bylines in yesterday's Globe coverage of the murder of cabbie Luckinson Oruma in the Back Bay - nine reporters contributed. Even the Herald, which barely has a newsroom anymore, had three reporters on the story yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 1:42 pm

Yesterday, the Globe gave Cape and Islands DA Michael O'Keefe all the space he needed to sputter about (((George Soros))) and the true cause of all the crime in Boston today: Black kids in saggy pants who listen to the hip hop. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 8:17 pm

As expected, Robert Chain, 68, of Encino, CA, pleaded guilty today to federal charges related to the more than one dozen phone calls he made to the Boston Globe threatening to shoot Globe employees in the head. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/19 - 11:52 am

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop on that and the Globe's search for a permanent op-ed editor - who might also be put in charge of revamping the Sunday Ideas section.

By adamg - 5/11/19 - 9:39 am

The Globe has dropped out of a lawsuit looking for access to the video because the investigation into what he may have done in Florida no longer is no longer part of an investigation into sex trafficking, Deadspin reports.

Dan Kennedy argues that's a mistake.

By adamg - 5/7/19 - 8:02 am

The Washington Post reports it's hired the Globe's Janice Page as its new arts editor.

By adamg - 5/3/19 - 12:47 pm

Wow, the newly invigorated Boston Herald is really punching up these days: Yesterday, it ran a shocking expose on how a newspaper that's been dead for six years, its archives now stored at Northeastern, used to run lots of ads for escort services. Read more.

By adamg - 4/29/19 - 2:13 pm

WNEV-TV first revamped newscast 1982

NBC Boston reports the death of longtime Boston TV anchorman Tom Ellis, who, spent 40 years in Boston TV news, ending with 14 years at NECN, according to his biography at the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame. at which he was an inductee.

By adamg - 4/25/19 - 11:14 am
Improper Bostonian

Improper Bostonian Publisher Wendy Semonian Eppich announced the magazine for Bostonian bon vivants is shutting down, effective immediately.

While this news might be surprising, the company has had a great run and we’re hopefully leaving this incredible city better and brighter since our inception in 1991.

By adamg - 4/24/19 - 3:06 pm

Dig Editor Chris Faraone reports on a call he got yesterday from some TV producer all hot to get his reporters on a new TV show with William Shatner called "New Frontiers in Agriculture." Now, you might think the Dig wouldn't have much insight on new frontiers in agriculture, and you'd be right: The producer finally allowed as how Shatner would come and interview the reporters for the show after Faraone paid a $28,000 fee for the privilege. You can guess his answer.

By adamg - 4/23/19 - 9:43 am

WBUR reports the lawyer for the California guy who called the Globe more than a dozen times last August to threaten to storm the newsroom and kill people says the guy now realizes he was a shmuck and will plead guilty in Boston federal court and apologize. Read more.

By adamg - 4/18/19 - 5:21 pm

The Boston Business Journal details her case, which includes allegations Digital First Media forced her to cut back on a second job even as it was letting male counterparts keep theirs and piling new responsibilities on her with no increase in compensation, unlike male counterparts who became eligible for new bonuses after the company picked up the paper in bankruptcy court.

By adamg - 4/12/19 - 10:26 am

The Washington Post reports that after deleting a columnist's wish to have pissed on William Kristol's salmon and his don't-do-it-but-do-it urging to restaurant workers to do something similar to Kirstjen Nielsen's food, the Globe surrendered to criticism and pulled Luke O'Neil's online column.

The move leaves us with only Joan Vennochi's column in which she says, yeah, Nielsen is a horrible person, but we should let her speak.

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