Read today's Globe op-ed on the possible return of the Fairness Doctrine, and you'll find yourself thinking that it's just a matter of time until said doctrine makes a comeback. (In the ominous words of author/BU journalism prof Bob Zelnick: "With nearly impregnable control over both Houses and Barack Obama
in the White House, the Democrats are again girding for battle."
Today's Globe editorial on the developing Boston mayor's race concludes thusly:
The pattern [i.e., the difficulty mayoral challengers have raising money and mounting serious challenges] promotes complacency. Voters should combat it by demanding
that incumbents--in this case, Menino--submit to multiple debates
Take a look at these pictures, and tell me: how would you describe Tom Brady's physiqe?
As someone in their late thirties with a perfectly respectable spare tire, I'd say Brady looks pretty fit. But according to today's "Names" column the Globe, Brady "looks a little soft around the middle, not as beefcake as we expected."
In which I eschew media analysis to examine new Celtic Stephon Marbury--and conclude that he's perhaps the strangest pro athlete in New England history.
As a Jim Braude fan who usually doesn't get home until after 7 pm, I'd be perfectly happy if Braude's "NewsNight" program stayed in its current 8 pm slot.
As of March 16, though, New England Cable News is bumping Braude up to 6 pm, where he'll host "Broadside: The News with Jim Braude." ("Broadside" will be rebroadcast at 8 pm, so I guess I'll make do with that.