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

The Globe Retracts Its Error-Strewn Homicide Database

After a 10-year-old blew the whistle on the corrections.

Boston.com Is Still a Mess

The site finds itself in familiar territory. Again.

The Globe Gets Shamed by a 10-Year-Old

How a fifth grader prompted the paper of record to update information about "unknown" homicide victims.

The GOP’s Charlie Card

We just might be in for a genuine resurgence of the Massachusetts Republican Party.

What the Hell Happened to Boston.com?

The site’s best and worst moments of the year all happened because of a $4 overcharge at a Chinese restaurant.

Martha Coakley Gets a Partial Win on Foreclosures

It's gone oddly unnoticed by the local media.

Why Charlie Baker Should Pull a U-Turn

It's one way to solve his dilemma with the state GOP.

The Results of Our Election Prediction Challenge Are In

Eight super-geniuses won.

The Pattern of Electing a New Governor

It's becoming clear that voters seem to want one thing when given an open race: change.

Why You Should Watch the Gateway Cities

Both for total votes and margin of victory.