The Boston Globe announced today that starting next year, they will break the content of the Globe and Boston.com into two separate sites. BostonGlobe.com will require a paid subscription to access, while Boston.com will remain free. Globe to offer two websites: one free, one pay So soon you'll need to pay for the privilege of … Continue reading You’ll Have To Pay To Read Shaughnessy Starting in 2011 (Perhaps Not)
This is Albert Breer's last week with the Boston Globe before he joins the NFL Network next week. In his weekly chat on Friday, Chad Finn answered the following question from a reader: What's the Globe's plan that Bert is leaving? Chad Finn: Not my place to divulge names, but I know of at … Continue reading Who Will The Globe Hire To Replace Albert Breer?
Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy submitted a routine hack job of the Patriots and their methods in this morning's newspaper. He made the usual comparisons (Nixon White House) and accusations (arrogance) and even made a statement calling out some of his colleagues in the media. The Patriots are the Nixon White House of sports. They … Continue reading A Challenge To Dan Shaughnessy
From August 5th, 1982. Ray Fitzgerald Is Dead at 55; Sports Columnist in Boston UPI Ray Fitzgerald, an acclaimed sports columnist for The Boston Globe, died Tuesday at Brigham and Women's Hospital after a long illness. He was 55 years old. Mr. Fitzgerald, a versatile writer, covered many sports for the newspaper for 17 years. … Continue reading Today in Boston Sports Media History – Remembering Ray Fitzgerald
C'mon guys. The Boston Globe. Allegedly THE paper of record for New England sports, is embarrassing themselves with this Tom Brady holdout garbage. Albert Breer's lede on the Extra Points blog: With all the noise of a Tom Brady holdout (which I hear pretty strongly isn't happening ... and was never happening), it's worth asking … Continue reading Globe Staff Going Whole Hog On Brady Holdout
Bill Griffith was one of Jack Craig's successors on the "SporTView" column in the Globe. (Howard Manly was in between Craig and Griffith) He was also a big influence on BSMW coming into existence. I traded messages with Bill yesterday and today, and he offered a few thoughts and memories on Craig. He remembered how then-sports editor … Continue reading Bill Griffith on Jack Craig
For many of you, Jack Craig might've been your first exposure to the world of sports media criticism. His SporTView column in the Boston Globe was really the first of its kind, and he was the first full-time TV sports critic in an industry that is now full of them (along with many part-timers and … Continue reading Jack Craig – First Full Time TV Sports Critic, Passes Away
As Bruce is on vacation this week. BSMW will be featuring reviews of some of the websites and content from several Mainstream Media outlets this week. Today, we're taking a look at the sports section of Boston.com and the ties it shares with the Boston Globe sports section. Boston.com was once the go-to site for pretty much all … Continue reading Mainstream Media Review: Boston.com/sports
After losing Adam Kilgore to the Washington Post, the Boston Globe didn't waste much time in bringing on a new writer for the Patriots beat. Shalise Manza Young, who has been the Patriots beat writer for the Providence Journal for the last few seasons, and has been at the paper for 15 years, has been … Continue reading Boston Globe Hires Shalise Manza Young as Patriots Beat Writer
We'll lead off this morning with the news that Boston Globe Patriots beat writer Adam Kilgore will be leaving the paper to go down to Washington D.C. and take over the Nationals beat for the Washington Post. The move is said to be a personal one, rather than a professional one, as Kilgore is taking a job … Continue reading Adam Kilgore Heading Down To D.C.