Ken from Fang's Bites again. After a busy 48 hours with the Tomase mess, let's change gears and do your media megalinks. We have a lot of links to get to so let's get cracking. Viewing Picks Interleague play in baseball and the second leg of horse racing's Triple Crown headline the weekend viewing picks. … Continue reading The Friday Media Megalinks
Adam Reilly talks to Herald editor Kevin Convey about why the specific editors that worked with John Tomase on the story have not been named. In answer, Conveys says to Reilly: The issue of the editors' involvement was on the front page and back page of the Boston Herald, and in my editor's note. I think … Continue reading Editor’s Identities Not “In The Best Interest Of The Paper”
I still can't decide on the Tomase explanation. I'm sufficiently assured that Tomase knows he truly screwed the pooch on this one. I'm disappointed in it because it was so hyped by the Herald- clearly they're tried to capitalize on all the publicity this is generating. They appear to be firm subscribers to the notion that there's no such … Continue reading Where Are The Editors? Tomase Abettors Need To Be Named.
(Edit: 10:00am - Tomase has also posted some specific apologies on the Point After blog as an addendum to the explanation story below.) Um....so that's it? Really? Here's the thumbnail version of John Tomase explanation before you decide to go out and buy the paper or click and read the story yourself: A couple people told me that … Continue reading Tomase Explanation A Bit Light In Detail
There will be no approval ratings today. Instead, we're going with this analysis of the Boston Herald's ongoing apology. Has the Boston Herald been carefully orchestrating this whole walkthrough apology in order to generate the most attention (and revenue)? It would appear so. Yes, I certainly wanted more from the paper than simply the statement that … Continue reading Herald, Massarotti Continue Alienation of Readers
The Celtics remained undefeated at home during the playoffs with a 96-89 win over the Cavs in the critical game five of the best of seven series. Mark Murphy has the Celtics finally exploding in the second half last night to take game five. Marc J. Spears has the roller coaster ride continuing for the … Continue reading Celtics Hold Serve At Home
Today we'll look at football analyst and radio host Andy Gresh. Gresh is a fixture on the WBCN Patriots Rock Radio network pre and post game shows as well as a frequent guest on Comcast SportsNet, especially during the football season. Up until March Gresh co-hosted a daily show alongside former Patriots quarterback Scott Zolak … Continue reading Approval Ratings – Andy Gresh
After yesterday's testimony by Matt Walsh to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, the Boston Herald has issued an apology for their erroneous story the day before the Super Bowl which said that the Patriots taped the St Louis Rams walkthrough the day before Super Bowl XXXVI. The story caused a nation-wide furor which has continued since … Continue reading Boston Herald Apologizes To Patriots – Is It Enough?
So now that the dust is settling on Matt Walsh's anticlimactic meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell today, it's natural to wonder this meeting means for the future of John Tomase and the Boston Herald. The situation isn't as cut-and-dry as it might appear at a casual glance. The original story by Tomase was very … Continue reading What’s Next for Tomase, Herald?