The Big Town’s feisty loco tabloid has a distinct Boston accent today.
Start, as seems appropriate, with Page One (tip o’ the pixel to FishbowlNY).
Look familiar? Right – it’s the Boston Globe’s stunner of an interactive photo from yesterday’s Marathon bombing anniversary edition.Solemn ceremonies…
The Walt Whitman desk is standing down.
To wit:Staying Strong
While addressing the continued struggles to overcome the physical and emotional wounds suffered during the Boston Marathon bombing one year ago, today’s front pages also focus on inspirational stories…
Yesterday the hardreading staff noted that one Peter Emerson O’Neil of Norfolk, MA ran this ad in the Boston Herald on the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
We also noted that Mr. O’Neil was nowhere to be found on the Googletron.
But no more.
We await further details.
On the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, local newspapers got the hat trick in the Newseum’s Today’s Top Ten Front Pages.Staying Strong
While addressing the continued struggles to overcome the physical and emotional wounds suffered during the Boston Marathon bombing one year ago, today’s front pages also focus on inspirational stories of community, heroism, and healing. The…
First off, can any of you remember a day when both local dailies had wraparound front pages? (Can’t find the Globe wrapper, but this interactive feature comes close.)
But Marathon memorial ads mostly migrated to the Globe.
And this one, which we totally don’t like.
The only memorial ad that ran in the Herald (outside of a Macy’s ad that ran in both dailies)…
Less noticed locally is the New York Times Feature Photography Pulitzer for Josh Haner’s “moving essay on a Boston Marathon bomb blast victim who lost most of both legs and now is painfully rebuilding his life.”
No question the Globe owns…
The redoubtable Dan Wasserman, Boston Globe contributing cartoonist, went local in yesterday’s offering.
That’s a riff on the attempt by local con artist Rev. Eugene Rivers III to diversity-extort (diversitort?) $105,000 from Keolis North America, which recently won the bidding to run Boston’s commuter rail system. (Details here.)
Wasserman mostly addresses national topics nowadays because…
So there I was, hanging out in the Great American Heartland, when I heard a rumor. It seems that The University of Missouri (my old stomping ground) has a group studying ETHICS in advertising.
What’s with that? Are they wasting time and money?
- Indiana hick
As you have no reason to remember, the…
The Thursday Curse struck again in the latest episode of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight between the local hall monitors.
Start with the Boston Herald’s Press Party, which featured this lineup in its Wayne’s World webcast on Thursday: