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.

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No empathy for disabled on Beacon Hill

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

If the swells on Beacon Hill succeed in their courtroom challenge, people like Chris Griffin will have to wait a long time to cross the street.

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3 years on, a break in Quincy slaying

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

We now know who authorities suspect killed Evelin Valibayova, missing since 2011.

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John Tierney’s vulnerable incumbency

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Staff

Rep. John Tierney is considered the most politically vulnerable of the Mass. delegation and one of the most at-risk incumbents in the nation.

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Killing fields survivor determined to carry on

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

Tary Meas was a little girl who saw things that little girls should never see.