Coverage of Whitey Bulger's capture?

Sean Smyth
Thu Jun 23 07:07:41 EDT 2011

On Thu, 6/23/11, Dan.Strassberg <> wrote:
> WBZ (AM) was all over the story
> beginning (I believe Steve LeVeille said) at 12:15AM EDT,
> when they broke into a COMMERCIAL to read the headline. I
> tuned in at around 2:30AM and Joe Mathieu, the AM-drive news
> anchor, had come in early to cover it. Actualities included
> an interview by Mathieu of a guy (last name: Burstein) from
> the Boston FBI office. You can't fault New England's only
> all-news station for its coverage of this story!

When I heard the news, I immediately dialed up the WBZ stream and I still have it on. 

My only complaint about WBZ would be that they ran a canned local newscast at 1 a.m. By that point, events clearly had overtaken what they had in the can, it would have made more sense to just skip the newscast.

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