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Mission accomplished!

December 3, 2020 | | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Public Editor (MA) has concluded that our years-long mission to reform journalism, starting with the Boston Globe, has been a resounding success! Join.... Read more

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Public Editor – MA is focused on improving media in Massachusetts and New England by providing media criticism and feedback on bias in reporting and lack of balance in editorial opinions. Journalism must strive to present its news completely free of bias, so that the public has confidence and continues to support the industry’s important role in society. Read More…

Boston Globe wins battle, loses war

November 9, 2020 | Media Criticism | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : N/A

This election saw an epic battle between the Democrats and Republicans. Both parties are somewhat in turmoil and the country is fairly evenly divided..... Read more

Message sent, message received

October 28, 2020 | Article Review | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : B

The Left is coming for your freedom. The Boston Globe published a front-page story about experts advocating for a national mask mandate, even though s.... Read more

Boston Globe mobilizes “ordinary citizens” to “peacefully protest”

October 26, 2020 | Article Review | 0 Comments

PE Bias Grade : C

I should have seen the signal. On Sunday, the Boston Globe ran an opinion piece about organizing Leftist activists to protest Donald Trump's re-electi.... Read more

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Editorial Reviews

Biden: the real authoritarian

October 25, 2020 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

An authoritarian is a political leader who is on the way towards dictatorship. Dictators can gain power in several ways, but surprisingly, many of them do so with an election. They win the election and then they consolidate their power, hurt their fu.... Read more

Blinded by science

October 6, 2020 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The radical Left has come up with dozens of attacks on President Trump and his allies and voters. One of the ones we hear constantly is that the Right "doesn't believe in science." Today, the Globe uses this allegation to link the Coronavirus with Cl.... Read more

Is President Trump a successful businessman or not?

October 2, 2020 | Editorial Review

PE Bias Grade : N/A

The Boston Globe editorializes today that Trump's large debt, much of it coming due in the next four years, could compromise his integrity and make him subject to foreign control. This is based on the undisclosed tax returns that were illegally leake.... Read more

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Article Reviews

Media trope, part two

October 24, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C-

Both candidates did a good job articulating their opinions at the last presidential debate. Donald Trump is the candidate for capitalism, personal freedom, freedom from mob attacks and mob rule, freedom of speech, freedom to own guns, freedom to m.... Read more

The media’s trope

October 23, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : C

After reviewing over 1,000 Boston Globe articles, it is clear that the paper and its media allies have created a trope about President Trump, that he lies all the time. The media has created newspaper columns which "check facts" and report on Pres.... Read more

Media comes to Biden’s defense

October 21, 2020 | Article Review

PE Bias Grade : A-

The Leftist media is trying to undermine the NY Post story about Hunter Biden and his “pay to play” scheme to enrich the Biden family. This is based on a short piece published in the Boston Globe but written by the New York Times, a local rival t.... Read more

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Investigative Journalism

Boston Globe hides race of police officer, part two

October 10, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

Last month, I covered a Boston Globe article which edited out the race of a Black police chief because it didn't fit their narrative that all cops must be racist when they arrest Black suspects. In that case, entire police departments are presumed ra.... Read more

Textbook example of media bias from the AP and Boston Globe

August 14, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : F

The Boston Globe ran a purposely false story on page 2 of today's paper in which it claimed that President Trump is blocking an increase in funding to the US postal service because he fears that it will lead to his losing the election. Unfortunate.... Read more

Boston Globe sounds false alarm on abortion access

January 8, 2020 | Article Review, Investigative Journalism

PE Bias Grade : C

The Boston Globe published a story about an abortion clinic in Brookline that is in financial distress. The article seems to suggest that readers who are concerned about having legal access to abortions should contribute to this organization because .... Read more

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Media Criticism

Where’s Hunter, Boston Globe?

October 18, 2020 | Media Criticism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

Where’s Hunter, Boston Globe? On Wednesday, October 14, the New York Post published a bombshell report about Hunter Biden, Joe Biden’s son, who allegedly arranged a meeting between his father, the Vice President at the time, and a top Burisma .... Read more

In defense of our criminal justice system

October 15, 2020 | Media Criticism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

My column today is not a specific critique of an article in the Boston Globe, it is a rebuttal of their narrative espoused by many Democratic Party leaders that our criminal justice system is racist. I find this offensive and I want to give an exampl.... Read more

Why would anyone trust the Boston Globe to do an “analysis” of police bias?

October 12, 2020 | Media Criticism

PE Bias Grade : N/A

I've been a fan of the Boston Globe's Spotlight series for years, which perhaps is the last vestige of responsible reporting at the paper. Today's focus, however, is on an article that purports to examine bias within the Boston Police Department (BPD.... Read more

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