Jennifer Peter

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Bully for BU!

After six years at the Phoenix , I recently got my first pre-emptive libel threat. It came, most unexpectedly, from an investigative reporter. And beyond the fact that this struck me as a blatant attempt at intimidation, it demonstrated how tricky journ
A curious conflict of interest is followed by a legal threat — from a journalism center!
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 12, 2010

Globe names Wangsness as religion writer

Former Globe religion reporter Michael Paulson is a tough act to follow. But I'm pleased to report that the paper has tapped political reporter Lisa...
By Adam Reilly  |  February 19, 2010

Brave new Globe?

Sizing up the Boston Globe 's recent past is easy: simply put, in the past 12 months, the paper has seen enough gut-wrenching drama to change the name of Morrissey Boulevard to Melrose Place. But forecasting the paper's future is another matter.
With a new publisher and a bevy of edit changes, is the Boston Globe  poised for a new chapter?
By ADAM REILLY  |  January 29, 2010

New in the Phoenix: Sizing up the new, post-crisis Globe

Yes, the Times Co. still owns the paper--but the Boston Globe has still changed quite a bit since last year's Times Co. shutdown threat. I...
By Adam Reilly  |  January 28, 2010

When bad sourcing is bad for readers: Kennedy, Hudak, and the Globe--updated!

Update: To her credit, Globe metro editor Jennifer Peter acknowledges that the paper should have explained this story's origins. "The Globe has been vigilant in...
By Adam Reilly  |  January 25, 2010