Columnist

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for team coverage of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He has received several other awards, including the 2004 American Society of Newspaper Editors top award for deadline news reporting. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Latest stories

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Somerville startup building atomic bomb detectors

By , Globe Staff

Sarah Haig and her business partner, Andrew Inglis, are working to bring window-sized atomic bomb detectors to market.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Film tax credit is a flop

By , Globe Columnist

The multi-million dollar handout by taxpayers is a bogus tax credit that no longer makes sense.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

After finding wife in bed with brother, veteran caught in legal snare

By , Globe Staff

Jeff Lorditch showed restraint when he was tested, but his gun collection landed him in trouble.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Anxious times at UMass admissions office

By , Globe Columnist

As the strike zone at UMass has grown tighter, the pressure on both sides of the admissions equation has gotten higher.