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The Gray Lady, the FCC, and indecency

Phoenix readers must think I’m obsessed with four-letter locker-room words, but I’m really not.
Freedom watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  March 26, 2008
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The briefly indecent Boston Globe

It was startling to see the Boston Globe ’s online edition publish a Reuters wire-service article on Monday, March 17, containing the words “fuck” and “shit.”
Freedom watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  March 19, 2008
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A new balance

To grasp the significance of the latest shake-up at the Boston Globe , consider this: the trio that just received key promotions all spurned overtures from elsewhere.
The Globe reaches for a sense of equilibrium after months of anxiety
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 23, 2007
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Savage love

First things first: congratulations to Globe reporter Charlie Savage on a much-deserved Pulitzer Prize.
What we talk about when we talk about the Globe’s Pulitzer
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 18, 2007
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Debate and switch

By the end of last Thursday’s Democratic gubernatorial debate, it was Kaddish for Tom Reilly, at least according to everybody in the chin-strokerati (except the Boston Herald ’s Howie “Bleep Conventional Wisdom” Carr).
As The Globe Turns On Reilly
By JOHN CARROLL  |  September 13, 2006