David S. Bernstein

David S. Bernstein, Contributing Editor, Boston Magazine

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.

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Charlie Baker’s Music Preferences

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

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Politicians Cash In on New Campaign Limits

Including Gov. Baker and Mayor Walsh.

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

Several, it turns out.

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Is the Grand Prix Taking the City for a Ride?

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

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Why Massachusetts Should Get Rid of Its Bicameral Legislative System

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

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Sean Ellis’s Conviction Overturned, Attorney Says

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

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Black Power

Why doesn’t Boston have more of it?

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Gov. Charlie Baker’s Suddenly Relevant Jobs Reductions

What a weaselly liar.

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Stupidity Surrounding the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Continues

Much ado about rainbow umbrellas.

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The Odd Couple

Will Robert DeLeo and Stan Rosenberg drive each other nuts?

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20 Jokes to Expect at Southie’s St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast

No. 1: So much snow!

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11 Things You Didn’t Know About Stan Rosenberg

As a top legislative leader from western Massachusetts, Rosenberg is a true rarity.

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The Globe Retracts Its Error-Strewn Homicide Database

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

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Boston.com Is Still a Mess

The site finds itself in familiar territory. Again.

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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.