Assistant Night Editor

James L. Franklin

Franklin is assistant night editor and Metro slot, reviewing copy editing, headlines, and photo captions on local news stories. He has previously been the Globe’s west bureau chief, covered the environment, and was for many years the paper’s religion writer.

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Today’s corrections for The Boston Globe.

To Grammar’s House

Hopefully, we’ll see it rarely

By James L. Franklin , Globe Staff

While the Associated Press recently updated its style guidelines on the word “hopefully,” the Globe still prefers to keep its use at a minimum.