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By adamg - 8/29/19 - 11:11 am

Bob Sprague of Arlington reports GateHouse has found a new way to make money: Have people sign up for 52-weeks subscriptions to its newspapers, then tell them, oopsies, we're ending your subscriptions several months early, so send us more money.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 1:13 pm

NBC Boston reports an antenna issue has made it harder for people who watch it via their own antennas - along with that of some other Boston TV stations. It provides some tips on rescanning your tuner on how to get its alternate signal, if you're lucky enough to be close enough to its antenna, which is pumping out the station at a lower power.

By stygmata - 8/8/19 - 1:47 pm

Redditors in r/Boston are getting sick of how toxic a community it has become.


By adamg - 8/5/19 - 4:39 pm

USA Today reports the owner of GateHouse Media, which owns many of the Boston area's newspapers, will buy Gannett, then rename GateHouse as Gannett.

Meanwhile, the Boston Business Journal reports newsroom and many business-side employees at the Globe will stage a brief walkout tomorrow to protest the way contract talks are going.

By theszak - 7/26/19 - 2:16 pm

Radio Station Field Trip 57 - WMBR at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
spinningindie. blogspot. com/2014/08/radio-station-field-trip-57-wmbr-at.html

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 8:37 am

It's ancient history by now, of course, but way back in June, Tomato Can Dan got his knickers in a bunch when an American team ran up the score against an opponent. That's just not fair, and it's so unseemly, he thundered about the US women's soccer team. This morning, Rev. Laura Everett wonders: Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 11:53 pm

The final Loren & Wally show on WROR airs this Friday, Mark Watson reports.

Wally Brine retired in 2016. The two went on air as a morning team in Boston in 1981.

By adamg - 6/26/19 - 9:03 am

Sue O'Connell, host of NECN's "The Take," reports this morning both that Boston Magazine has declared her the "best TV news host," and that her last show will be this Friday. But she'll be back on air: She reports she's working on a new political show on NECN.

By schneidz - 6/23/19 - 12:42 pm

Tory Bullock has started a talk show: Read more.

By adamg - 6/17/19 - 1:45 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered a lower-court judge to reconsider her ruling that the state can refuse to give the Boston Globe copies of databases of birth and marriage records that are available as public records to anyone willing to pay $9 an hour to sit at a terminal in a state office on Columbia Point. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/19 - 11:04 pm

Yesterday, Dan Shaughnessy doubled down on his tomato canning to get on his high horse (or as Dan Shaughnessy Watch put it, get on his Shetland pony) to bitch about women athletes daring to celebrate a blowout win in the World Cup soccer competition. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/19 - 4:11 pm

CommonWealth's Michael Jonas tallied up the bylines in yesterday's Globe coverage of the murder of cabbie Luckinson Oruma in the Back Bay - nine reporters contributed. Even the Herald, which barely has a newsroom anymore, had three reporters on the story yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 7:29 pm

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop that GateHouse plans to consolidate a bunch of its smaller weekly newspapers into larger "regional" papers. Among the papers set to disappear: What's left of the West Roxbury/Roslindale Transcript and the Allston/Brighton Tab, which will become a newspaper called the Transcript-Tab. Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/19 - 1:42 pm

Yesterday, the Globe gave Cape and Islands DA Michael O'Keefe all the space he needed to sputter about (((George Soros))) and the true cause of all the crime in Boston today: Black kids in saggy pants who listen to the hip hop. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 8:17 pm

As expected, Robert Chain, 68, of Encino, CA, pleaded guilty today to federal charges related to the more than one dozen phone calls he made to the Boston Globe threatening to shoot Globe employees in the head. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/19 - 11:52 am

Dan Kennedy gets the scoop on that and the Globe's search for a permanent op-ed editor - who might also be put in charge of revamping the Sunday Ideas section.

By adamg - 5/11/19 - 9:39 am

The Globe has dropped out of a lawsuit looking for access to the video because the investigation into what he may have done in Florida no longer is no longer part of an investigation into sex trafficking, Deadspin reports.

Dan Kennedy argues that's a mistake.

By adamg - 5/7/19 - 8:02 am

The Washington Post reports it's hired the Globe's Janice Page as its new arts editor.

By adamg - 5/3/19 - 12:47 pm

Wow, the newly invigorated Boston Herald is really punching up these days: Yesterday, it ran a shocking expose on how a newspaper that's been dead for six years, its archives now stored at Northeastern, used to run lots of ads for escort services. Read more.

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