Significance

The Boston Phoenix was one of the first newspapers to provide extensive coverage of the GLBTQA community’s fight for civil rights. A May 29, 1987 issue of The Boston Phoenix…

Expansion

…expand the holdings of his media company, when the Phoenix Media/Communications Group (PMCG) acquired The NewPaper in Rhode Island. The paper was renamed The Providence Phoenix in 1993 and ran…

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/…

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’…

Citing the Collection

…S. “Elizabeth Warren’s New Chapter: Going for Broke.” The Boston Phoenix, January, 11, 2012 Phoenix Media/Communications Websites. (Z16-033) University Libraries Archives and Special Collections Department Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts https://wayback.archive-it.org/1981/20160703121140/http://boston.thephoenix.com/Boston/news/132433-elizabeth-warrens-new-chapter/js/cms132433js/chartbeat.js….

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

…text-​​searchable, so all that history lives on,” says Dan Kennedy, associate professor at Northeastern’s School of Journalism and a former Phoenix media columnist and nationally-​​known media commentator. Adds Wakeling, “As…

Stephen M. Mindich

…arts and entertainment scene in Boston and included journalism on politics and current events. Mindich worked throughout the successive decades to expand the paper. His media company, Phoenix Media/Communications Group,…

Phoenix Alumni

Revitalizing Old Links The Phoenix Media/Communications Group’s websites were captured by Northeastern University staff using the Internet Archives’ Archive-It service. Although the original websites are no longer active, you can…

Archives & Special Collections

…for the Phoenix Media/Communications Group’s online, audio-visual and paper archives was an extremely easy one to make. Although out-of-scope, the Phoenix’s focus on local politics, underground or alternative causes, arts…