Associate Editor

Joan Vennochi

Vennochi is a columnist for the Op-Ed page. She previously wrote a business column, and has covered national and Massachusetts politics for the Globe. She shared in a Pulitzer Prize for special local reporting that was awarded to the Spotlight Team.

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It’s hard to make the NFL look serious about brain injury research

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A scathing congressional report said league officials tried to influence a government study on football and brain injuries.

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Clinton should be held accountable for e-mails

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Using the private server was a mistake. Taking so long to acknowledge it as such was another mistake.

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The sacrifice of Officer Tarentino

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By all accounts, Tarentino did his job exactly as it should be done, with honor and integrity. He paid for it with his life.

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Brissette arrest puts mayor in the spotlight

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Federal indictments chip away at morale. They drain political capital. Playing offense is hard when a mayor is always playing defense.