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Should Sportswriters be Allowed to Gamble on Sports?new

Financial reporters aren't allowed to buy stock in companies they cover. Political reporters often go so far as to not vote in order to keep their claims of objectivity legitimate. But many sports reporters -- gatekeepers of all the juicy tidbits that could sway public opinion on a game, either in Vegas or with a local bookmaker -- think nothing of placing a wager themselves.
Boston Phoenix  |  Sean Kerrigan  |  02-03-2011  |  Media

Maddow to Media: Come Out of the Closetnew

Koppel blames journalism woes on cable TV, Maddow, Olbermann fight back.
Boston Phoenix  |  Carly Carioli  |  11-18-2010  |  Media

The Year in Media Malfeasancenew

Thanks to the combination of a) the presidential race, and b) the ongoing immolation of the nation's newspaper industry -- there was a veritable cornucopia of media low points to enjoy in the bygone year.
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  12-29-2008  |  Media

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