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.

David S. Bernstein'S latest stories

¿Oíste? Cofounder: City Should Accept Syrian Refugees

'The Boston I know would welcome these people.'

Adam Gaffin Picks His Best Bostonians of All Time

UHub weighs in.

The Best Bostonians of the 19th and 20th Centuries

According to the BPS Department of History and Social Studies.

Who Are the Best Bostonians of All Time?

Find out in our January issue.

Charlie Baker's Music Preferences

Bonus: video of the governor dancing to 'My Girl.'

Politicians Cash In on New Campaign Limits

Including Gov. Baker and Mayor Walsh.

Guess How Many of Marty Walsh’s Campaign Staffers Voted Illegally on His Election Day?

Several, it turns out.

Is the Grand Prix Taking the City for a Ride?

Hosting the event might not be so great for us after all.

Why Massachusetts Should Get Rid of Its Bicameral Legislative System

In this case, two bodies are not better than one.

Sean Ellis's Conviction Overturned, Attorney Says

He was found guilty of murdering a Boston Police Officer in 1993.