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Brian McGrory ’84, editor of The Boston Globe,  students in a course on public opinion taught by John Baughman, associate professor of politics.
Why newspapers and readers are at an ‘incredibly awkward moment,’ explains Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory ’84

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:03 pm

The health of democratic society depends on papers making a "nuanced transition" to an all-digital future, says McGrory. Plus: What he thinks about "the Bill" of today.

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Media describe arc of newspaperman Brian McGrory ’84, new Boston Globe editor

Monday, February 25, 2013 11:02 am

McGrory once served 52 readers as a Boston Globe paperboy and now serves over a million as the paper's new editor.

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Press Herald turns to Baughman for insight into Senate race fundraising

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:32 am

An anticipated campaign spending war never materialized.

The 1860 Republican Party platform called the expansion of slavery a "crime against humanity." Detail of a photograph courtesy of the Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana.
Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Todd Gitlin. Photograph by The Associated Press.
Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Robert Long '79 poses with his daughter Erica Long '12 on Commencement morning. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Newspaperman Long ’79 praised by Times Record colleagues

Monday, July 30, 2012 4:33 pm

The departure of longtime managing editor Robert Long ’79 from The Times...

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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on...

May 4 speakers look at political cartoons and globalization's impacts

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 2:49 pm

A community forum, film screening, and two speakers discuss their work on Wedndesday, May 4.

Press Herald profiles Maine 'treasure' Sawin Millett '59

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10:10 am

The Portland Press Herald profiles Sawin Millett ’59, the commissioner of the...

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