Clean Up BPPA

a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter

Clean Up BPPA’s Response to Jim Carnell Letter

In a recently published letter to the Phoenix, Jim Carnell again avoids responsibility for the bigotry presented in the Pax Centurion. Instead, he launches bizarre and false accusations at those … Continue reading

07/25/2012 · 3 Comments

Conduct Unbecoming

The Boston Police Department has an extensive list of rules and procedures for their officers. High atop the list is Rule 102, Conduct, Rights, and Responsibilities, which sets out “to establish guidelines for … Continue reading

07/25/2012 · 1 Comment

James Carnell sends letter to Phoenix writer Chris Faraone

Can’t wait to share letter I just got from Pax editor James Carnell. Only thing he disputes is that he’s a bigot. #mapoli #BPPA — Chris Faraone (@Fara1) July 24, … Continue reading

07/24/2012 · Leave a comment

Media roundup 7/21: Ring of Fire Radio, The Boston Phoenix

This week’s Ring of Fire, hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Mike Papantonio and Sam Seder: Saturdays at 3 o’clock Eastern, rebroadcasts Sunday nights at 8 pm Eastern … And progressive internet radio host Matt … Continue reading

07/21/2012 · Leave a comment

What Did Sponsors Think They Were Sponsoring?

We’ve reported on the extraordinary commission rate that Commonwealth Productions earned for selling advertising, which seems to be exclusively for the Pax Centurion, here and here.  We’ve also shown that advertisers … Continue reading

07/19/2012 · 1 Comment

Media roundup 7/17: Boston Public Radio, Boston Occupier, The Matt Filipowicz Show

Yesterday was a big day for media! In the afternoon, Phoenix Reporter Chris Faraone and MAMLEO President Larry Ellison discussed the BPPA on Boston Public Radio. Click here to listen. … Continue reading

07/18/2012 · 1 Comment

Are Scholarships the Priority of BPPA’s Scholarship Fundraising?

Many Pax Centurion sponsors we contacted have said they thought they were contributing to a scholarship fund, rather than supporting a newsletter. People’s United Bank said their ad was run … Continue reading

07/17/2012 · 2 Comments

Media Roundup: 7/16/2012

Blue Mass Group posted about our Commonwealth Productions/Lisa Hutchinson findings on Sunday, citing The Boston Phoenix writer Chris Faraone’s tweet about our report in their title: “The BPD union scandal just … Continue reading

07/17/2012 · Leave a comment

The Million Dollar Contractor

In case you missed it, Saturday morning we posted an entry detailing information surrounding BPPA’s advertising. We found that, in 2010, one Commonwealth Productions received a $259,743 commission payment on … Continue reading

07/16/2012 · 1 Comment

Who Gets 77% Commission?

In a recent post we reported that the 2010 BPPA tax form shows a $259,743 commission payment on  $336,494 sales (~77%) to Commonwealth Productions, 264 Raynor Street, Whitman, MA. A … Continue reading

07/14/2012 · 9 Comments

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