Associate Editor and Columnist

Joan Vennochi

Joan Vennochi started at the Boston Globe as a researcher on the Spotlight Team and shared in a Pulitzer Prize for a series on the MBTA. Since then, she has covered city, state and national politics; created a business column that explored the intersection of business and politics; and now writes for the Op-ed page. As a member of the Globe editorial board, she also helps formulate and write editorials. She is a graduate of Boston University and Suffolk Law School.

Latest stories

JOAN VENNOCHI

No exceptions when it comes to politicians and free press

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Political figures on both the left and right deserve scrutiny for their treatment of journalists.

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How Deval Patrick could outflank Elizabeth Warren in 2020

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As Republicans try to box in Elizabeth Warren, Deval Patrick is testing the presidential waters.

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Democrats need a slogan? Better call Morgan & Morgan

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The Democrats borrowed their new slogan from a personal injury lawyer. Will anyone buy it?

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Despite Wynn’s problems, casino still rises in Everett

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Local enthusiasm for casinos says more about the challenge of spreading Boston’s boom than the instrinsic allure of gambling.