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Briefings: WSHM to WGGB: Welcome to the Family…We’re Moving in!…

UPDATED 2/27/15 4:49PM: For grammar and clarity. Changes are afoot in Greater Springfield’s media following the purchase of one of the region’s major television broadcasters by a media company that already had a foothold in the Valley. Last year Des Moines-based Meredith Corporation, the owner

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Editorial: As Life Imitated Stewart…

UPDATED 2/13/15 8:55PM: For grammar. Yesterday Jon Stewart announced that he was leaving his show. Analysts and pundits have been discussing and dissecting this ad infinitum in the hours since leaving almost no point or thought unvisited in his impending departure’s wake. The Daily Show

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The Phoenix’s Ashes…

The Boston Phoenix, an alternative weekly paper-turned-glossy magazine is shutting down after forty-seven years.  Founded in 1966, the publication was known for its political and culture coverage of Massachusetts and Boston. Boston Magazine had outlined the paper’s struggles in an article last year.  The Phoenix’s

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Rupert’s Knickers in a Twist…

 **This post has been updated to reflect changes in this ongoing story** Rupert Murdoch (Wikipedia) By now you have certainly heard about the phone-hacking scandal in Great Britain.  To bring you up to speed, reporters for the News of the World, which by Sunday evening