Daily Feed: Ben Cherington's First Job: Find a Manager

Meet Theo Epstein’s Replacement, Ben Cherington. Cherington has been with the Red Sox longer than the current ownership, previously serving as four different kinds of scout (advance, amateur, pro, and international), farm director, VP of player personnel, and assistant GM. Now, his first task is to find a new manager to fill the void left by Terry Francona. [Boston.com]

Elizabeth Warren Backpedaling on Occupy Movement Comments.“What I’m saying is I wish I had said it the right way. I’m going to learn how to do this, but I wish I’d said it the right way,” Warren said, in hopes of clarifying her earlier statements on the Occupy movement. Oh, Warren, you’re such a newb. [MyFoxBoston.com]

Boston Terror Suspect Tarek Mehanna Uses First Amendment as Defense. No, he’s not the guy who plotted to fly remote-controlled airplanes into government buildings … because that would somehow manage to make all of this even more bizarre … he’s the guy who allegedly talked about shooting people at a shopping mall and kept an online blog where he translated and posted “violent writings.” Tamer Mehanna, the defendant’s brother, said: “We live in a country where the First Amendment is supposed to allow us to say these things. We’re supposed to be able to talk about our views and share. …” [NPR]

Mixed Messages: The Struggle of the Occupy Boston Media Tent. Occupy Boston has a media-relations problem, a technology problem, a credentials problem, a clear message problem — and, not to mention, an image problem. Hey, isn’t Burson-Marsteller looking for clientele? No? [The Phoenix]

Man Who Received Double Hand Transplant Leaves Hospital. Richard Mangino left Brigham and Women’s Hospital after the miraculous surgery three weeks ago. [WCVB]