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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THOMAS FARRAGHER

Memorable lesson was mentor’s gift

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Bill generously gave me the chance to learn by my mistakes. There was no better teacher.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

Olympics organizers have time to talk

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It’s all so theoretical. It’s so distant. Who can plan that far off? But that’s what the Olympics 2024 organizers have to do.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

At 87, John Carroll remains an incredible public servant

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For decades, Carroll has been “the antithesis of the no-show hack,’’ said one former colleague.

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In Roxbury, an effort to grow businesses

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A business incubator in Dudley Square nurtures ideas that many think are not part of the Boston area’s startup culture