Earlier today, I got an email from a Globe staffer noting that my list (scroll down) of reporters and writers taking the latest buyout offer was incomplete. I was going to try again--but the Herald's Christine McConville beat me to it, compiling by far most comprehensive run-down yet on the latest Globe exodus.Some of the names McConville cites were first reported elsewhere.
[M]y decision to leave was a difficult one and was made at the most personal level. It's a good time for me to be moving on. Period. I would hate for anyone to think it's a reflection of this paper or our editors.
Here, according to Boston magazine's brand-spankin'-new power issue, are the most powerful journalists in town:
In the top fifty, we've got Globe editor Marty Baron (10), Globe columnist Joan Vennochi (tied for 41), WBUR general manager Paul La Camera (44), and Herald publisher Pat Purcell (tied for 47).
Update: The rest of BoMag's list--which, I should emphasize, was determined by votes from a select group of said powerful people themselves--has been updated and simplified.
Yesterday, I had to contribute to today's Globe story which was anchored by two Metro reporters who had the state police reports of the incident.
In which I ponder why the same man who communicated so well as a candidate has communicated so poorly as governor.
Mr. Obama’s association with Mr. Ayers, or his decision to continue to attend services at his church, or his remark about bitter working-class voters, are isolated episodes that may say little about Mr.
Today's iteration of Slate features a slideshow based on The Soiling of Old Glory, Louis Masur's new book on the Stanley Forman photograph (shown above) that cemented Boston's reputation as a racist city. Take a look. There's a lot of interesting material there--including the fact that the editors of the old Boston Herald American considered not running the photo in question.