Best of Boston

Best Columnist, Political

1982 Best Columnist

Anthony Lewis, <em>New York Times</em>

His columns carry a Boston dateline, so he counts as a local. He's consistently literate, which sets him apart. read more»
1982 Best Columnist, Investigated by the Boston Retirement Board

Dick Sinnott, the former city censor whose columns appeared in several local weeklies. read more»
1981 Best Columnist

Ellen Goodman, the <em>Globe</em>

Tough, timely; a Hall of Famer. read more»
1981 Best Columnist, Political

Ian Menzies, the <em>Globe</em>

Smart, cares about the city, avoids hyperbole. Worth listening to. Edges out the Herald's Peter Lucas, who's written one too many pro-Bellotti pieces. read more»
1980 Best Columnist, Political

Peter Lucas

An insider who can write. read more»
1980 Best Columnist, Local Gossip

<em>Herald</em>‘s Norma Nathan

Amusing and ultimately harmless. read more»
1979 Best Columnist, Funny

Diane White

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: the top talent at the Globe. read more»
1979 Best Columnist, Gossip

Norma Nathan

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1976 Best Columnist

Diane White, the<em>Boston Globe</em> and Laura Shapiro, the<em>Real Paper</em>

White and Shapiro are engaging writers with refreshing viewpoints. read more»
1975 Best Columnist

Dave O’Brian

Dave O'Brian, whose column, "Don't Quote Me," appears regularly in the Phoenix. In writing about the press, O'Brian explains what journalists should do as much [...] read more»