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Film Critics Dedicate Awards to Late Alt-Weekly Writer

The Boston Society of Film Critics dedicated their Dec. 11 awards to Robin Dougherty, who was a critic for the Phoenix from 1985 to 1995. After leaving Boston, Dougherty wrote for several publications, including the Miami and Broward-Palm Beach editions of New Times. Dougherty passed away earlier this year after a battle with cancer.
12-14-2005  3:55 pm  |  Industry News

Harvey A. Silverglate: Railing Against Injustice

Harvey A. Silverglate brings to his commentary on legal issues for The Boston Phoenix an impressive background. He is not only a journalist but a practicing lawyer, one with an acute sense of the failings of the criminal-justice system. His political column, Freedom Watch, won a 2005 AltWeekly Award. This is the 14th in a "How I Got That Story" series highlighting the AltWeekly Awards' first-place winners. (FULL STORY)
Andrew Vanacore  |  11-14-2005  8:32 am  |  Association News

Mark Jurkowitz on Why He Returnednew

After a decade at The Boston Globe, the media critic left New England's largest daily to take back his old job at The Boston Phoenix. In this piece, Jurkowitz explains why a "middle-aged journalist with mortgages" left the influence and economic benefits of a large paper for an alt-weekly "with fewer resources, less clout, and a smaller audience."
Poynter Online  |  10-27-2005  2:34 pm  |  Industry News

New-look Boston Phoenix Rises From Ashes of Old Designnew

Boston Herald  |  06-16-2005  1:19 pm  |  Industry News

Phoenix Redesign Targets Young Audiencenew

Boston Globe  |  06-16-2005  1:18 pm  |  Industry News

The Phoenix Rises Again

06-15-2005  6:35 pm  |  Press Releases

Mark Jurkowitz to Replace His Replacement at Boston Phoenixnew

He'll take over as senior writer and media critic, succeeding Dan Kennedy, who's leaving to teach at Northeastern. A decade ago, Kennedy became the paper's media critic when Jurkowitz (pictured) went to work for Boston Magazine -- and, later, the Boston Globe. Writes Kennedy: "I was fortunate enough to work with Mark for three and a half years before taking over his beat. I learned a hell of a lot from him."
Boston Phoenix  |  05-31-2005  2:36 pm  |  Industry News