Expansion

…against the FCC’s Safe Harbor Laws, WFNX broadcasted Allen Ginsberg’s controversial poem Howl in its entirety. The FCC declined to bring a suit against the station, marking a victory for…

Significance

…honors from the New England Press Association (2007, 18 awards including first place for general excellence; 2016, Stephen Mindich inducted into the New England Newspaper Hall of Fame), the American…

http://www Content

When Northeastern University acquired the Phoenix Media/Communications Group’s websites, they were functionally obsolete. In order to preserve content, PHX websites were captured by Northeastern University staff using the Internet Archives’…

Archived Websites

…material that has been published since the inception of The Phoenix website in 1994. http://thephoenix.com New link: https://wayback.archive-it.org/1981/*/http://thephoenix.com http://providence.thephoenix.com New link: https://wayback.archive-it.org/1981/*/http://providence.thephoenix.com http://stuffboston.com New link: http://wayback.archive-it.org/1981/20160628060955/http://www.stuffboston.com/ http://www.worcesterphoenix.com/ New link: http://wayback.archive-it.org/1981/20160627193702/http://www.worcesterphoenix.com/…

Phoenix Beginnings

The Phoenix Media/Communications Group (PMCG) originated on September 15, 1965, when Joe Hanlon, a former editor at MIT’s student newspaper, created a four-page single-sheet arts and entertainment insert to publish…

Donation to NU

…from the 1960s to the near-​​present day. They are documentation of the ways social change happens. “Our vision for the archives is digitizing all the print and making it fully…

Stephen M. Mindich

…into Boston’s alternative rock station WFNX 101.7 FM. Mindich encouraged an edgy coverage of arts, entertainment, lifestyle, and politics that was often controversial, such as the 2002 publication and hosting…

Phoenix Alumni

…still access and link your online material through the Internet Archive’s WayBack Machine. To do so, you’ll need to use the WayBack Machine to generate a stable URL. Follow the…

Archives & Special Collections

…Even the classifieds would make a wonderful project– in the pre-Craigslist era, how did people recruit band-mates, room-mates, and life-mates? The Phoenix served as the go-to source for entertainment, alternative…

A Note From Carly Carioli

For those of us who had the honor of writing, editing, and publishing the Boston Phoenix during its nearly half-century run, it’s an enormous relief to know that the archives…