David S. Bernstein

David S. Bernstein

Contributing Editor

David S. Bernstein, who spent the past 10 years at the Boston Phoenix, is widely regarded as one of the state’s foremost political writers. Over the course of his 23-year career, he has become a frequent analyst on local and national television and radio broadcasts, and has been named journalist of the year by the New England Press Association. Additionally, he has been cited for excellence in criminal justice reporting by John Jay College. Visit his website at DavidSBernstein.com.

David S. Bernstein'S latest stories

Here's Your Chart of the Week

A breakdown of the amounts raised in each of the special elections.

What Evandro Carvalho's Win Means

...and why we should be celebrating.

Pols Make Sox Predictions

This is important if they want to get elected to office in Massachusetts.

Charlie Baker Kinda Has a Blankety-Blank Problem

And, well, Mark Fisher has one too.

Follow the Money

Where gubernatorial candidates are sinking their dough—and how it affects prospects.

The Courts Must Be Crazy

All the doctors concluded Demond Chatman is mentally ill. But a DA and judge won’t believe it.

The Story of a Non-Story

How a bunch of media outlets got a 'news' item on an obscure bill really, really wrong.

The MassGOP Convention Was a Real Snoozer

And, unfortunately, that's more or less by design.

The State's Biggest Lobbying Interests

Casinos and marijuana topped the headlines, but health care topped the lobbyists.

The MassGOP Convention Is This Weekend

There's very little at stake.