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Rapture, ruptured

May 21 came and went, and nobody got lifted naked skyward into Heaven.
Diverse-city
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  May 27, 2011

Freelance in Maine

Four decades of advocacy journalism
Four decades of advocacy journalism
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  July 31, 2009
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We gladly accept

I wanted to point out something to both the editorial staff and theater critic Carolyn Clay regarding her review of A Bronx Tale , starring Chazz Palminteri.  
Letters to the Boston editor, April 24, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  April 24, 2009

The beginning of the end?

AS THE PROJO TURNS
AS THE PROJO TURNS
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 25, 2009

Press releases: Confusion and upset

The big Maine media news is that Central Maine Morning Sentinel executive editor Eric Conrad fired reporter Joel Elliott on January 26. (Disclosure: Elliott is a friend and a fellow member of the Maine Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journal

By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 11, 2009

After the fall

The bad news for the Portland Press Herald just won't stop.
Press releases
By JEFF INGLIS  |  July 30, 2008


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Peabody rising

Could the Peabody Essex Museum be the Boston area’s most exciting art museum right now?
Bold leadership and an ambitious curatorial vision have vaulted the Peabody Essex Museum into a spot among the country’s best
By GREG COOK  |  July 23, 2008
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Golden anniversary

Happy 50th anniversary to the San Francisco Film Festival.
The SF Film Fest turns 50
By GERALD PEARY  |  May 16, 2007
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Pressing the case

In the aftermath of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s perjury conviction last week, the journalistic fallout of the case remains a subject of intense interest for reporters and legal observers.  
A limited federal shield law would be better than the post-Libby status quo
By JIM TARICANI  |  March 14, 2007
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Horror scope

When watching a serial-killer movie, I always suspect the person investigating the case is the culprit. Doing time: Fincher kills it without frills in Zodiac. By Peter Keough
Robert Graysmith’s Zodiac obsession
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 28, 2007

Doing time

It's not so much about killing as it is about time. Horror scope: Robert Graysmith’s Zodiac obsession. By Peter Keough
Fincher kills it without frills in Zodiac
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 28, 2007


The AIDS story

This story originally appeared in the December 9, 1986 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
On an ever-worsening subject
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  January 05, 2007

The War

This article originally appeared in the January 23, 1973 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
No end in sight
By NGO VINH LONG  |  November 14, 2006
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9/11: The original email conspiracies

With football cancelled, some Americans found themselves with little to do in the week after 9/11.
Nostradamus, the unlucky tourist, and Satan in the smoke
By BILL JENSEN  |  September 11, 2006
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Oliver's army

While he refers to himself as a “dramatist” rather than a historian, Stone has positioned himself as Hollywood’s gatekeeper to America’s post-war past. Feel-good movie of the summer: Oliver Stone: from the Hollywood crackpot of JFK to the Republican se
History gets Stoned
By PAUL BABIN  |  August 09, 2006
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Muckrakers in the outfield

Last week was an important moment in the history of American journalism.
It’s time for baseball — and all sports — to be covered just like any other multi-billion-dollar business  
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  April 05, 2006


Bang the drum slowly

A staggering week-plus of losses in the Biggest Little.
Big losses in the Biggest Little
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  March 15, 2006