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Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She is a past president and board member of the New England chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and frequently gives talks at schools, universities, and media industry events. She also serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE). A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001.

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Quote of the day: Mindy Kaling

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Kaling, joking that she once kidnapped one of the New Kids on the Block.

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Exclusive sneak peek: NKOTB’s ‘Rock This Boat’

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The second season of the show premieres Wednesday on Pop.

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WBUR honors former Globe editor

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Marty Baron received a medal at the radio station’s gala Wednesday.

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MIT thriller acquired by producer of ‘The Equalizer’

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Alex Siskin discovered Matthew Pearl’s “The Technologists” during the making of “The Equalizer,” which was filmed in Mass.