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