Choosing Sides– The media has traditionally wrestled with the problem of false balance. This year, many journalists eagerly took sides in political disputes with mixed results.

Terrorism – In a year marred by horrific acts of war and violence, the media struggled with framing, fairness, and context.

Journalists as the StoryA number of notable media figures became the story, for better or worse.

Victory and Defeat– The two local stories that we just couldn’t let go of: Deflate-gate and Boston 2024.

Obits – We pay tribute to some of the media figures we lost in 2015.