Best Columnist in Boston

1997 Best Columnist

Peter Gelzinis, Boston Herald

First during the battle over building a stadium in his native South Boston, then during the handwringing over a rash of teen suicides in the neighborhood, Gelzinis was everything a…Read More

1995 Best Columnist

Alex Beam

The only Globe columnist who leaves us thinking, or laughing, or both…Read More

1994 Best Columnist

Peter Gelzinis

Now that Ray Flynn is no longer in office at the Herald‘s Peter Gelzinis can stop being an apologist and use his talent and energy to be the best in…Read More

1987 Best Columnist

Peter Gelzinis, Boston Herald

Gelzinis has had his ups and downs, but he’s been on an upper this year. And every year he’s what Mike Barnicle pretends to be: a streetwise guy who cares…Read More

1983 Best Columnist

The Late George Frazier

The Boston Globe‘s been trying to replace him for years. This winter they gave up and simply recycled some of his old columns…Read More

1975 Best Columnist

Dave O’Brian

Dave O’Brian, whose column, “Don’t Quote Me,” appears regularly in the Phoenix. In writing about the press, O’Brian explains what journalists should do as much by example as preachment…Read More

Most Viewed Winners of Media/Politics

  • Tom Menino, 2002 Best Quote, Three-Way Tie
  • None of the above., 2002 Best Lieutenant Governor Candidate
  • The Boston Phoenix, 2002 Best Bigger Scoop No One Remembers

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