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

A library grows in Dorchester

By , Globe Columnist

Uplifting is a good word for what has happened at a Dorchester school over the last eight months.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

City still paying lip service to student housing crisis

By , Globe Columnist

Absentee landlords continue to laugh at City Hall’s lack of response. And why shouldn’t they?

THOMAS FARRAGHER

State medical examiner’s office works to recover from blunders

By , Globe Columnist

The echoes of reputation-shattering errors from six years ago – misplaced bones, a lost corpse, misidentified bodies – are fading but still reverberate.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Believing in a Biden run

By , Globe Staff

As the vice president mulls his next move, Mary Carey Foley continues to hold quiet vigil, praying that the man she calls her BFF will run.