Sean P. Murphy

In 30 years at the Globe, Sean P. Murphy has worked as a general assignment reporter, an enterprise reporter, the federal court reporter, an investigative reporter, the casino and gambling reporter and, now, the consumer advocacy reporter. He is also a law school graduate and part-time journalism professor.

Latest stories

The Fine Print | Consumer Advocate

When it comes to Internet service, being passive does not pay

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Being passive with your Internet service provider can lead to slower connections and wasted money.

Sean P. Murphy | The Fine Print

The Globe’s new consumer columnist is open for business

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Sean P. Murphy will advocate for you when you feel you’ve been wronged in a business transaction with a retailer, an insurer, a lender, a lawyer, or others.

Legislators ponder diverting money in racehorse fund to other uses

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A political deal struck six years ago to prop up the state's languishing horse-racing industry could be in jeopardy.

Voters oppose online lottery, survey finds

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Nearly 70 percent of Massachusetts voters do not support legislation that would allow the state lottery to sell tickets online, a new survey has found.