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ESPN Dropped Barstool Van Talk after One Episode

Well, that was fast. After a chaotic month of bad press, ESPN has announced that it is cutting ties with Barstool Van Talk after just […]

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Entercom, CBS May Unload Local Radio Stations

Video certainly didn’t kill the radio star in Boston, but the medium is nonetheless headed for a shakeup. In the midst of their ongoing merger, […]

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The Boston Globe’s Old Building May Soon House Robots

We now know what the future may hold for the Boston Globe‘s storied former building on Morrissey Boulevard: robots and beer. Todd Fremont-Smith, senior vice president of […]

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The Boston Globe’s CEO Is Leaving After Six Months

That was quick. A big change is coming to the leadership at the Boston Globe, as CEO Doug Franklin has just announced that he’s resigning, citing “differences” […]

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Did the New York Times Publish Fake News About Cats?

Earlier this week, a must-click story from the New York Times popped into my Twitter feed. The headline read, “Feline Food Issues? ‘Whisker Fatigue’ May Be […]

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Bill Simmons’s The Ringer Will Move to Vox Media

Bill Simmons has inked a deal to move The Ringer from Medium to Vox Media, the parent company of popular websites like Vox, SB Nation, Eater, […]

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Can Linda Henry Save the Boston Globe?

She’s on a mission to save the hometown newspaper. Let’s hope it works—for all our sakes.

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You Can’t Use Incognito Mode to Get Around the Globe’s Paywall Anymore

It’s a sad day for Bostonians who don’t feel like paying for their news. The Boston Globe has apparently closed the loophole in its paywall that allowed readers to […]

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Boston Herald Publisher Pat Purcell Is “100 Percent” Behind the Paper’s Twitter Policy

Longtime Boston Herald publisher Pat Purcell on Wednesday issued a memo addressing the internal brouhaha over the newspaper’s social media policy. Purcell wrote that he […]

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Boston Herald Guild Members Boycott Twitter After Reporter Suspended

Breaking news on social media can apparently be risky business for reporters at the Boston Herald, and the union isn’t happy about it. Members of […]

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Barbara Lynch, Tom Brady, and More on Time 100

The annual list of Time magazine’s most influential people in the world is out today, and a per usual, it includes a handful of notable […]

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The New York Times Thinks People from Southie Are Called “Southies”

The New York Times fundamentally doesn’t understand Boston, Part 3,791. The Grey Lady published a profile of famed chef and South Boston native Barbara Lynch today, coinciding […]

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Kirk Minihane Calls Marty Walsh a “Dope” for Wanting to Meet with Michael Che

Mayor Marty Walsh wants to meet with Michael Che to discuss the Saturday Night Live star’s experiences with racism in Boston, and not everybody’s thrilled about it. […]

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Marty Baron to Speak in Boston About Journalism’s Role in a Healthy Democracy

Marty Baron is returning to the city that he helped turn on its head 15 years ago. The former editor of the Boston Globe, now at the […]

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David Ortiz Could Join Red Sox Broadcasts Part-Time

No matter how much he’ll try to convince you he’s having the time of his life on the beach somewhere instead of spring training, it’s abundantly clear […]