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.


Dan Wolf’s Senate Tenure Just Got Longer

Everyone, forget that you thought he’d resign this week.


Steve Grossman Is No Dan Wolf

The law views a state legislator and a state employee very differently.


Dan Wolf Resigns, Suspends His Campaign

It’s been a rough few weeks for the Cape Air mogul.


State Police Change Rape Reporting Procedure

A 10 day delay in publicizing an alleged rape was a result of State Police policy that’s now being changed.


Florida Tries to Steal Mass. Businesses

A clumsy campaign asks our entrepreneurs to leave and never come back.


Don’t Business and Politics Mix?

What the Dan Wolf saga says about businesspeople running for state office.


Boston Police Don’t Want To Re-Hire Twice-Fired Officer

In a twist, the city appeals a decision that gave a cop his old job back.


A Twice-Fired BPD Officer Just Got His Job Back

David C. Williams joins the force for the third time since 1991.