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2014-09-10 12:24:14

BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Matt Gross, award-winning editor, writer and author, has been appointed as the new editor of Boston.com, effective Sept. 29. Since 2012, Gross, 40, was editor of Conde Nast's BonAppetit.com, where he designed and executed an innovative content strategy that tripled the number of monthly unique visitors in less than two years. Under his direction, BonAppetit.com became a widely known digital hub for entertainment, style, events, recipes, and pop...

2014-09-02 16:24:00

BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Globe Media Partners today launched a new website exploring news and issues of the Catholic Church, faith, spirituality and Catholic lifestyle, called Crux. The free, standalone site is at cruxnow.com. Crux provides national and international news and analysis of the Catholic Church and the practice of Catholicism, with a focus on how news from the Vatican and the words and actions of Pope Francis affect Catholics worldwide. Its content...

2014-03-07 23:02:09

New design, new voices, and more New England writers debut March 9. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Boston Sunday Globe will launch a redesigned and re-envisioned editorial/op-ed section on March 9, adding two additional pages of space for New England writers to address issues of local, national, and global importance. The new op-ed pages, which will follow the award-winning Ideas section in the Sunday paper, will give prominence to longer-form opinion, and feature...

2014-03-04 23:00:54

Meter allows occasional readers to sample some content for free Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 BostonGlobe.com, the website that provides complete access to The Boston Globe’s award-winning journalism, today launches a metered subscription model that will allow occasional readers to sample some content for free. The meter, which takes effect today, gives readers access to 10 free stories on BostonGlobe.com during a rolling 30-day period, which begins with the first story....

2014-01-17 23:02:58

Boston.com Sports and Fancred offer users a way to share news, insights, and opinions on their favorite teams, players, and leagues Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Boston.com Sports has joined Fancred, a sports social network that helps fans share news, insights, and opinions about their favorite teams, players, and leagues, Boston.com Sports editor Matt Pepin announced today. A startup based in Kendall Square and a standout in the TechStars Boston program, Fancred has more than...

2013-09-11 23:03:11

TCI Still Taking Submissions for Top 100 List; Deadline Oct. 1 Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 The Boston Globe Magazine (http://b.globe.com/17Q3adW) announced today that it will partner with The Commonwealth Institute (TCI) to present TCI’s 12th annual Top 100 Women-Led Businesses list. The Top 100 will be announced at a breakfast on November 1 and published in the Globe Magazine’s first-ever Women and Power Issue on November 3 (both in print and at bostonglobe.com/magazine)....

2013-08-14 23:01:56

The Hive, Boston.com’s innovation community, is looking for 25 people under the age of 25 who are radically changing the landscape of Boston’s innovation economy. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Boston, August 13, 2013 – Boston.com’s The Hive is on the lookout for exceptional people under the age of 25 who are making their mark in one of the area’s innovation sectors. Twenty-five of these future industry leaders will be given a spot on The Hive’s inaugural “25 Under 25”...

2013-06-21 23:21:48

iPhone App, Built for Mobile Readers, Lets Readers Prioritize the Content That’s Most Relevant to Them Boston (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 The Boston Globe today launched The Boston Globe iPhone app, designed to appeal to mobile consumers who want an efficient and customized way to read The Globe. The app allows readers to prioritize sections that are most relevant to them and is intended to enable mobile readers to consume Globe content where, when and how they want it. The app is newly...

2012-12-18 05:03:14

Two media powerhouses in New England join together to showcase exclusive news, video, and weather Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 The Boston Globe and CBS Boston´s WBZ-TV today announced a collaboration that combines the power of two news organizations with a long tradition of excellence covering Greater Boston and New England. Beginning today, The Globe and WBZ-TV will showcase exclusive, breaking news, and video on television, in print, and on the web. “This...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin