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BOSTON | Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

BOSTON  — A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump’s frequent attacks on the news media. The Boston Globe has appealed to newspapers across the U.S. to publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what it calls a “dirty war against the free press.” The Globe says it’s appealing to … Continue reading BOSTON | Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. | Photographer says Bill Murray harassed him at restaurant

OAK BLUFFS, Mass. — A photographer says actor Bill Murray slammed him against a door and poured a glass of water over him while he was taking photos of a band at a Massachusetts restaurant. Peter Simon tells The Boston Globe he was on an assignment for The Martha’s Vineyard Times at Lola’s in Oak … Continue reading OAK BLUFFS, Mass. | Photographer says Bill Murray harassed him at restaurant

BOSTON | Junot Díaz speaks out about sexual misconduct allegations

BOSTON  — Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz is speaking out about the sexual misconduct allegations against him. The Boston Globe reports Díaz adamantly denies the accusations from women who say he behaved inappropriately. Díaz says it doesn’t sound “like anything that’s in my life, anything that’s me.” Author Zinzi Clemmons and other female writers have … Continue reading BOSTON | Junot Díaz speaks out about sexual misconduct allegations

BOSTON | Boston Globe probes text allegation against top editor

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Globe executives said they’re investigating an allegation that the newspaper’s top editor had an inappropriate text exchange with a former employee he once dated. Hilary Sargent, a former editor for Boston.com, tweeted a screenshot of a text exchange she said occurred between her and Brian McGrory. In the exchange, she says … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston Globe probes text allegation against top editor

BOSTON | Boston Globe places columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave

BOSTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave as an examination of his work is conducted. The newspaper said Friday it’s asking a third party to conduct the probe but didn’t detail what prompted it. The Globe was awarded a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for its … Continue reading BOSTON | Boston Globe places columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave

Paul Rudd honored as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass./February 03, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)— Actor and screenwriter Paul Rudd picked up his 2018 Man of the Year award from the nation’s oldest collegiate theatrical organization at Harvard University on Friday night. Rudd received the Hasty Pudding honor during a black-tie event. The Boston Globe reported the actor was celebrated in a roast that targeted his “dad … Continue reading Paul Rudd honored as Hasty Pudding Man of the Year