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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...

2014-08-05 12:20:52

LoJack to Provide More Than 130 Location-based Units to The Boston Globe's Newspaper Delivery and Service Vehicles CANTON, Mass., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, announced today that The Boston Globe has equipped more than 130 delivery and service vehicles with the LoJack Fleet Management powered by TomTom solution. The solution provides The Boston Globe with access to critical...

2014-05-30 23:06:23

Boston's Best Mover opens strategically located warehouses to better serve expanding Massachusetts customer base. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Gentle Giant Moving Company, the nationwide residential and commercial mover based in Massachusetts, announced today that it has opened three new Boston area moving branch locations in Readville, Hanover, and Waltham. The storage warehouses and office spaces were strategically selected so the “Best of Boston Hall of Fame” moving company...

2014-05-05 12:25:39

New Orleans' Soul Rebels, Dance Sensation The StepCrew and Boston Landmarks Orchestra among other Scheduled Performers BOSTON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe, WGBH and Citizens Bank are teaming up again to host the 3rd annual Boston Summer Arts Weekend. Grammy-Award winners Los Lobos and Arturo Sandoval will headline the festival, designed to celebrate and promote Boston's arts community. The free outdoor festival will take place on Copley Square in the Back Bay on...

2014-04-14 16:23:34

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

2014-04-08 12:26:25

Made possible by support from AT&T, The Globe's first television documentary chronicles the stories of five runners at the scene of the 2013 Marathon blast BOSTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Globe today announced the release of 5 Runners, a first-of-its-kind television documentary -- developed and directed by Emmy Award-winning Boston Globe print and digital journalists -- that profiles five 2013 Boston Marathon runners who were crossing the finish line as the first...

2014-04-04 16:22:04

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...

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....


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'