Robert Novak

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Fourth-estate follies!

Granted, other years have had flashier media embarrassments (Jayson Blair, Stephen Glass), but that doesn't mean that 2008 lacked for media misdeeds.
Remembering the year in media malfeasance
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 23, 2008

Mitt’s thorny threesome

Whatever Mitt Romney is doing in a few years, he’ll always have the Summer of ’07.
How will a trio of new media developments affect the Romney presidential campaign?
By ADAM REILLY  |  August 22, 2007


Did anyone actually watch Bush do his State of the Union song and dance on Tuesday evening?
What will the Decider step in next?  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 24, 2007

Brief cases

This article originally appeared in the August 19, 1986 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
No Scalia wag
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  November 14, 2006

An empty gesture

Boston mayor Thomas Menino’s plan for a panel of three civilians to review complaints about the police is vintage Menino. And that, sad to say, is not a compliment.
Why Menino’s police reform is a bad joke
By EDITORIAL  |  September 05, 2006

Apartheid, Bush style

More pitiable than being a Democrat in President George W. Bush’s America is to be an African-American Democrat.
The Republican rape of New Orleans. Plus, Rumsfeld and Romney
By EDITORIAL  |  April 19, 2006

More of the same

There's a story that famed author P.G. Wodehouse — aged, ill, and confined to his bed — woke up one morning, opened his eyes, and said, “Not again !”
Let’s pray for an awakened public in 2006
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 06, 2006

Letters to the Boston editor, February 3, 2006

Liberals factoring in Bill O'Reilly; a cop sticks up for the anti-Stop Snitchin' judge
Shrill O'Reilly
By PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 02, 2006