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Tree party

It was, quite obviously, big news when President Barack Obama came to town last week.
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By JEFF INGLIS  |  April 09, 2010
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Ransom Notes

While reporting from Afghanistan two years ago, David Rohde became, for the second time in his career, an unwilling participant rather than an observer. On October 29, 1995, Rohde had been arrested by Bosnian Serbs. And then in November 2008, Rohde and
Was the NY Times being hypocritical when it suppressed coverage of its journalist who was kidnapped by the Taliban?
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 12, 2010

The Christian Science Monitor: Not so Christian Science-y


Last week, on the "Beat the Press" installment of WGBH's "Greater Boston," I suggested that the Christian Science Monitor's transition to a web-based model--with a...
By Adam Reilly  |  November 02, 2009

Bridge to nowhere

The Department of Transportation has taken quite a few knocks in this space over the years. So to try to offset that, spurred by the story in the June 8 Urinal about the Pawtucket River Bridge, let us throw them a compliment: they do a hell of an artis
What's in a name? Plus, a curious consultant, and bashing Obama.
By PHILLIPE and JORGE  |  June 12, 2009
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Deal or no deal?

When the Boston Newspaper Guild, the Boston Globe 's largest union, decided to take the New York Times Company's latest contract offer to its members last week, ratification seemed like a done deal.
Will the Globe 's biggest union balk at the Times Co.'s offer? Plus, the Christian Science Monitor 's quietly successful re-launch, and sportswriter Bill Simmons's GM jones
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 15, 2009
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Dailies go Darwin

If you're a tree, you're probably feeling pretty good right now.
Reports of newspapers' death are exaggerated — but after the changes coming in 2009, will we still recognize them?
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 30, 2008


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Delivering the world

No other newsroom figure boasts quite the same mix of romantic appeal and nobility of purpose as the foreign correspondent.
Can a Boston start-up reinvent foreign reporting?
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 17, 2008
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The devil and Mr. Young

Holy water, Batman!
Multi-office seeker drops the knowledge on House Judiciary
By PHILLIPE + JORGE  |  May 14, 2008
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Twenty years pass, RI stays the same

Phillipe + Jorge were graciously asked to recall Rhode Island’s Monthly’s first dubious achievement-style Rhode Island Red Awards, as chosen in 1988 by your superior correspondents, during the mag’s 20th anniversary gala last week.
Acclaim for dubious deeds is an Ocean State mainstay
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  May 07, 2008
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Decoding Balanchine

Nancy Goldner’s diminutive new book about George Balanchine’s choreography is deceptively readable.
Nancy Goldner on Mr. B
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  May 06, 2008

Portland scene report: September 28, 2007

We just want to know how many slurs he created solely for George W. We hate that guy.
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  September 26, 2007


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Silver spokes of justice

This past Wednesday, Lee Peters spotted a man and a woman attempting to steal his bike near the Christian Science Plaza.
Cyclist foils heist
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  September 26, 2007
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How independent are we on this Fourth of July?

Dawn skims across the main streets of America while gentle summer breezes spin red, white, and blue remnants of this week’s Fourth of July parades
Sleepwalking
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  July 02, 2007
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Rave daze

The history of the New England rave community is a tremendous story. Coh, "Path #02" (Raster-Noton)
The Mission Control story + Raster-Noton at the Middlesex
By DAVID DAY  |  June 28, 2007
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Eire apparent

Visiting Dublin recently, I was dismayed by a telling bit of sartorial sociology: Yankees caps outnumbered Red Sox caps by about 10 to one.
Whither the Boston Irish?
By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 14, 2007

Victims of perception


 How violence against women permeated our consciousness in 2006
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  December 20, 2006


The Boston Red Sox

This article originally appeared in the August 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Are they racist?
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  November 14, 2006
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Hugs and jugs

It’s not just red-state cities that genuflect to films avowing spirituality.
Darshan at the MFA; Fanfan at the Coolidge
By GERALD PEARY  |  August 17, 2006
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After Pauline

“Why Aren’t There More Women Film Critics?” was the subject of a January 31 forum at the Boston Public Library, and nobody on our panel came up with much of an answer.
Where are the women film critics?
By GERALD PEARY  |  February 09, 2006
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Fantasy World

The conclusion is inescapable: the position of the United States in the Middle East is far worse today than it was even two or three weeks ago.
The Phoenix editorial
By EDITORIAL  |  February 02, 2006