Edward Mason

Edward Mason is a Boston-based journalist who writes about business, politics and crime. He is a winner of a George Polk Grant for Investigative Reporting. He's written for The Atlantic.com, Boston Business Journal, The Boston Globe, CommonWealth, and Salon, among others. In past lives, he was staff writer for the Boston Herald and Statehouse bureau chief for the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune.

Edward Mason'S latest stories

'I've Waited More Than Long Enough'

Fed up the BPD has sat on his complaint, Shaun Joseph is now suing the officer he claims fabricated an arrest report.

The BPD Took Its Time Investigating Complaints Against Officers

Far longer than experts say is appropriate.

The Complaint Jar Runneth Over

Hundreds are waiting for the BPD to respond to allegations of wrongdoing. Will they ever get answers?

BPD Still Won't Name Officer Involved in Cyclist Crash

Advocates are wondering about the mixed messaging on bike safety.

Hollywood Loves Juliette Kayyem

The fundraising numbers don't lie.

The Other Drama at Fenway Park This Fall

John Henry has been furiously fighting to avoid testifying in a class-action lawsuit that takes aim at MLB's blackout policy.

Dan Wolf Is Officially No Longer Running for Governor

He's been unofficially not running for some time now.

What's the Deal with Equity Crowdfunding?

An MIT professor explains the hype about a Kickstarter for companies.

Peter Torkildsen Knows the Price of Shutting Down

The former GOP Congressman was voted out in part due to the shutdown of 1995.

Our Gubernatorial Separation Anxiety

Here's what the candidates can learn from governors past.