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Shirley Leung @leung Boston, MA

Business columnist and associate editor at @BostonGlobe. @WGBH news contributor for @BosPublicRadio @GreaterBoston @NECN

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Joined Twitter 3/11/10


The difference between @nytimes and @nbcnews in one table: https://t.co/GZkgqJvOe1
Retweeted by Shirley LeungGreater Boston now has its very own robot fight. They're robot vacuum cleaners, not Transformers, but it still shou… https://t.co/2Vonov3Sic
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10/16
2019
Nice job C.A. capturing the benefits of attending the Urban Futures Conference. 3 key take aways: 1. Great cities… https://t.co/3LxPvpoqDB
Retweeted by Shirley Leung6 Mobility Lessons from Oslo+Urban Futures Conf: Build up bus service Position cars as the alt form of transportati… https://t.co/KOiAd5Qxlo
Retweeted by Shirley LeungSpecial visitor at ⁦@GlobeOpinion⁩. ⁦@EnesKanter⁩ signed the powerful op-ed he wrote for us. ICYMI:… https://t.co/PfOXbs4UsB
Retweeted by Shirley LeungSeptember was another lackluster month for the state’s casinos https://t.co/lN8Bo4cSNJ via @andyrosenWhat happened to LeBron James the social justice champion? https://t.co/SXGilAYw8C via @Globe_TaraThe angel on Methadone Mile https://t.co/Ezb8VOlMyj via @sincerelyjeneeThis is such sad news for Boston, @Globe and me personally losing two of my favorite colleagues …but obviously cong… https://t.co/5ysLmfJsVZ
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10/15
2019
MIT, Harvard researchers awarded Nobel Prize in Economics https://t.co/MDZHLT4CIH via @BostonGlobe
10/14
2019
Affirmative action case looked like trouble for Harvard — so how did it win so decisively? https://t.co/uKesaaiP7B via @fernandesglobe
10/13
2019
Elizabeth Warren’s viral exchange captures the candidate’s promise and peril via ⁦@AnnieLinskey⁩ https://t.co/2nkKEt9C1C
10/12
2019
State investigating National Grid’s management https://t.co/mqEtU6EPueWhat a panel! Thank you all for sharing your stories and inspiring the next generation of leaders! #ShesTheBoss https://t.co/v6ty9uDdsg
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWe cover brewing biz stories including prospects for regulation both beer gardens and #CBD products. (yes... housin… https://t.co/sfot17Oksw
Retweeted by Shirley LeungNow playing on ⁦@BosPublicRadio⁩, all female brass band. https://t.co/VmI01TA6jw @elsiemt Likewise. Let’s stay connected. @kate_audette @Mintz_Law @tiffanifaison @elsiemt Good summary of the evening! Thanks for coming.Three buildings and a three-acre park planned for former Gillette lots https://t.co/kOLu8Iaiy3 via @bytimlogan“I see failure as nothing but the journey of learning” - Nergis Mavalvala on how she’s changed since she was a teen… https://t.co/nnf1PrYwdQ
Retweeted by Shirley LeungAmazing to meet & reconnect with this #ShesTheBoss crew to inspire next generation of women. @Mintz_Law Rebecca Lee… https://t.co/ID2Fy4ugyP“Women are becoming leaders, and we’re rewriting the rules.” -@leung #ShesTheBoss
Retweeted by Shirley LeungThank you @Mintz_Law for cultivating a great evening for our girls at #ShesTheBoss with @tiffanifaison, @elsiemt &… https://t.co/u385HTBVN1
Retweeted by Shirley LeungBilly McGonagle was more than a public servant; he was a public treasure https://t.co/TT0JPoQ6u7 via @BostonGlobe
10/11
2019
.@EnesKanter on speaking up: "Basketball is my escape...But as soon as I step off the court, these questions come t… https://t.co/bSOoSe3MgnMy colleague @leung checks in on the efforts of "pale and male" #craftbrewers to diversify their workforces. She se… https://t.co/BJj96V5N6r
Retweeted by Shirley LeungKudos to @leung for keeping a spotlight on the nauseating lack of diversity in the beer industry, and noting that d… https://t.co/DhvhlnDBTd
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWilliam McGonagle, former head of Boston Housing Authority, dies at 67 https://t.co/3eqO0xqfVQ via @BostonGlobePale and male, craft brewers seek out diversity https://t.co/xYfhHlkstN cc @harpoonbrewery @MABrewersGuildFrom @TheMurrayWhyte "Maybe it’s just me, but the Museum of Fine Arts’ 150th anniversary next year is starting to f… https://t.co/nsUxdZVMc4.@GlobeBobRyan special: Business with China has ramifications. Did the NBA know what it was doing? https://t.co/VPivx368ds via @BostonGlobeKendall businesses to try a different kind of experiment — fixing traffic https://t.co/CwBV4vOjc5 via @jonchesto @ca_webbYes @GlobeAbraham! Let’s not do this again: False equivalencies and women running for president https://t.co/Eg6Y7xBQMg via @BostonGlobe
10/10
2019
New column: Antonio Brown wants back in. The Patriots need a playmaker. And they're going to pay him, anyway. It ha… https://t.co/P4A3qFVGff
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFrom @Joan_Vennochi ... I believe @SenWarren pregnancy story. (That's because Joan lived it too.) https://t.co/fzYg40aCbT via @GlobeOpinionNBC News reporter’s kid wanders onto set during live newscast. (@mariastephanos, did my son do this one time on Fox… https://t.co/uGrncb48MmIn which I realize that @Leung has more fun doing her reporting than I do in mine: I love beer too, but state needs… https://t.co/FkBAlMkeiN
Retweeted by Shirley LeungHere’s a look at the new Red Line cars and my own Red Line commutes are feeling back to normal. https://t.co/AlJlCh3QAp #mbtaTwo women just wanted to get home. Instead, they say, their Lyft drivers raped them https://t.co/xuwMbA5zqt via @GlobeMCramer @BostonGlobe @leung The ENTIRE liquor license process in this state has to be thrown away and redone...here’s a cra… https://t.co/VXuwPnTt0M
Retweeted by Shirley Leung.@Marty_Walsh seeks business community’s help with building middle-class homes. Some companies in CA and WA are com… https://t.co/3KFTB1ANCoIs @MittRomney ready to lead the Republican charge against Trump? Can our former governor rise to the occasion and… https://t.co/5KGsp5XX2VI love beer too, but state needs to regulate beer gardens https://t.co/Oa3fda8cUB via @BostonGlobe
10/9
2019
Smart, thoughtful questions from @repblais at today’s legislative hearing on the state’s transportation bond bill.… https://t.co/bacrbZw7Qp
Retweeted by Shirley LeungTarget comes to Beacon Hill. https://t.co/jeqg8uTM5p
Retweeted by Shirley LeungOnly 20 percent of the Fortune 500 companies release numbers of any kind about the gender or race of their employee… https://t.co/vsanoysboo
Retweeted by Shirley LeungDick’s Sporting Goods CEO says company destroyed $5 million worth of guns https://t.co/AWrmRRdywtTurbulence hits the Democrats’ top tier via ⁦@GlobeScotLehigh⁩ https://t.co/MANETUgJhYAs Hong Kong protesters fight for their lives, the NBA fights for dollars https://t.co/ZUqGLnQO6V via @ReneeygrahamSpot on from ⁦@Joan_Vennochi⁩ @MittRomney⁩ will stand up to Trump as long as it’s good for Romney https://t.co/VucTD0nJJMAhem, I am sick of it too but we won’t let up until there is equity. Men Agree That Gender Diversity on Boards Is I… https://t.co/d2NMhPm1LBSo privileged to listen to these amazing women as they discuss this watershed book #SheSaid. @jodikantorhttps://t.co/2UJIXaCZG3
Retweeted by Shirley LeungLine stretching around the block in Cambridge for @nytimes @jodikantor @mega2e @HarvardBooks @AshleyJudd #SheSaidhttps://t.co/dRcqD8Dab8
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10/8
2019
Imagine a world in which businesses strive to prove they are more #diverse and #inclusive than their competitors. T… https://t.co/4d2WO1AGFE
Retweeted by Shirley LeungCome work with me! We're hiring a Business Editor at the @BostonGlobe. Here's the job posting. https://t.co/Rw86x1UJ5wJoyce Ferriabough Bolling: Harvard — and diversity — score a win in admissions suit https://t.co/SmTFAI7ZpFGreenway cuts ties with Dorchester nonprofit after 10 years https://t.co/vJvokMolXH via @BostonGlobe
10/7
2019
@GlobeDocs And check out the entire @GlobeDocs festival, which starts today. https://t.co/g6y9RT7hIK
Retweeted by Shirley Leung.⁦@GlobeDocs⁩ Film Festival 2019. Will be at 1:30 pm showing of Saudi Women’s Driving School at ⁦@BrattleTheatre⁩,… https://t.co/VQ41Ea9rdUWho knew our beloved congressman Bill Keating has a second career as a cartoonist? @USRepKeating https://t.co/xX4GqBvF7M
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWhat’s better left unsaid in Bellingham? Politics https://t.co/GaFoAEbPJN via @BostonGlobe @jrussglobeThis. This is reporting that matters. Read it. Sit with it for a little while. "Though his name was sullied by a… https://t.co/q8oTUHt1Co
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFlorida spa raids were aimed at men, but women paid a far steeper price and shows how criminal justice system stack… https://t.co/LrE63o5lHn
10/6
2019
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Retweeted by Shirley LeungFed’s Rosengren remains a guarded optimist on the economy writes ⁦@GlobeNewsEd⁩ https://t.co/QdneCVhOuI.@speechboy71: GOP senators, it’s time to stop forfeiting your soul to Donald Trump https://t.co/36HTZy1Gnv
Retweeted by Shirley LeungGreater Boston and @jimbraude weigh in with smart words on these important stories from @AmandaMilkovits.… https://t.co/9bA1CVtPUF
Retweeted by Shirley LeungSports Illustrated deserved better, as did its readers https://t.co/h3viqTLZE9 via @GlobeChadFinnCorps of Engineers calls for replacing ‘functionally obsolete’ Sagamore and Bourne bridges https://t.co/VEJYVfVsHx via @andyrosenCalling on GOP Senate elders: Speak up and be heard via ⁦@GlobeOpinion⁩ https://t.co/Iz9ksJbD0TCeltics’ @EnesKanter says he was harassed outside of Cambridge mosque https://t.co/uYU225XOFw via @BostonGlobe
10/5
2019
Improving corporate culture and expanding diversity. A great convo with @PrattWiley the new CEO of @TPIprogram at… https://t.co/M2H9ydzu9b
Retweeted by Shirley LeungFinal audit says Registry has given low priority for years to alerts of violations by Mass. drivers in other states… https://t.co/1Kfnyw9BZgLove this video of @maura_healey teaching @EnesKanter how to twirl a basketball. Welcome to Boston! https://t.co/gFl5PFmSxHAG Maura Healey tried showing Enes Kanter how to twirl a basketball on his finger. He had trouble. https://t.co/ggdLNaW8Rs
Retweeted by Shirley LeungAnother very busy week in business. Including: new #CapeCod bridge recs ; #unemployment numbers; @amazon at the MA… https://t.co/yt8RFxJuJx
Retweeted by Shirley LeungUS Army Corps of Engineers calls for complete replacement of Sagamore and Bourne bridges https://t.co/VEJYVfVsHx v… https://t.co/OoD0jszEGOPlans to connect Encore property with Orange Line move closer to reality https://t.co/G6eiUhcHOF via @jonchestoCigarettes, N.H., Craigslist: How the vaping public is contending with Baker’s ban https://t.co/jauQ1WLhBF via @naomimartin @dan_adams86
10/4
2019
Felicity is being vilified while William H. Macy plays the supportive husband. “It’s the same jacked-up scenario of… https://t.co/0rVVVqRrss
Retweeted by Shirley LeungWho needs an office? Companies ditch headquarters and connect workers remotely https://t.co/mmpNOzZLxn via @ktkjohnstonChicken, anyone? Wade Boggs dines with N.H. governor @ChrisSununu https://t.co/0rlBsiQzqo via @BostonGlobeSeveral companies have begun tracking & publicly sharing the #Diversity of their workforce, taking the first step i… https://t.co/OrZQlzTbcp
Retweeted by Shirley LeungThank you @leung for this important piece, and thank you to the organizations leading the way, including… https://t.co/NsVEBMdQa9
Retweeted by Shirley LeungMy colleague Shirley Leung (@leung) talks to the @nytimes reporters about "She Said," their book detailing how they… https://t.co/BQyMv2Sj9V
Retweeted by Shirley LeungCome see Ming in person! https://t.co/FJ7uIbevCi
Retweeted by Shirley LeungDetailing the dogged reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein. @jodikantor @mega2e are top notch journalists an… https://t.co/sMFbSbdkErAt the MFA, a new way to welcome school groups in response to racial incident https://t.co/y5B2iPhnAk via @Zoegberg.@HubSpot is honored to be included in this piece by @leung on Why Workforce Diversity Should Matter as Much as Pro… https://t.co/EMf2wLABZc
Retweeted by Shirley LeungI wondered about this: Half Of Judges Who Could Hear Appeal Of Harvard Discrimination Case Went To School There… https://t.co/RJRK1PFj8rAlison Feaster makes transition from star player to front-office job with Celtics https://t.co/IunUOrPUAI
Retweeted by Shirley LeungAnti-affirmative-action crusaders lifted the veil on an unjust Harvard system — just not the one they intended… https://t.co/g1tw1E9CoZFrom my @hubweek c-suite conversation with @bostonsci CEO Mike Mahoney on why his company publicly reports workforc… https://t.co/yQe8yKGBaXAfter Harvard ruling, what next for Asian-American applicants? https://t.co/MObTRkfDtd via @fernandesglobeLet the world hear Khashoggi’s last words in Arabic https://t.co/3Ku2NVSEFo
Retweeted by Shirley LeungDisputed analysis of proposed education funding formula shows big boost for some, not all https://t.co/j2iE7yJ1nT via @vgmac @MattPStoutIn a deep red Tennessee district, impeachment elicits sighs, not anger https://t.co/yliGOpFP9G via @laurakrantzBrett Kavanaugh’s Washington: A smaller, colder world for a justice under a cloud https://t.co/tAvziCWWSqYou’ll hear me talk a lot about economic inequality and social mobility in this race and here’s why. 👇 https://t.co/1N68CnZgqr
Retweeted by Shirley LeungInvestors flee ‘trifecta of woe’ for stocks https://t.co/NQFnhv4oGw via @GlobeNewsEd
10/3
2019

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