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Monday, July 21, 2003

The Globe's Bogeymen

The Globe is still trying to squeeze more out of the Bulger story with today's op-ed by a retired "Spotlight" series editor concerning 75 State Street. The desperate attempts to pin a perjury charge on Bulger with regard to events decades in the past is clear evidence of the Globe's antipathy toward the UMass prez.

Meanwhile, today's Beacon Hill villain, Tom Finneran, is losing his grip on power, according to a "news" article running above the fold in the City/Region section. Rich Klein writes, "Finneran has a long reach in Massachusetts politics, so any sign that his storied grip is slipping could mean a change in direction for the state." The Globe seems to want to contribute to that impression by running biased stories under the guise of news.