Bruce Mohl, the “Consumer Beat” columnist at the Boston Globe, is leaving after 12 years of writing about consumer complaints and issues. His column this past Monday recaps some of the most consistent topics he’s covered, and a quick glance confirms that some things never change—insurance rates, uneven consumer advocacy at the state level, funeral price gouging, privacy and identity theft are all things he touches on in his last column.
U.S. News and World Report has started a new consumer reporting column called “Alpha Consumer.” A recent post probed one of our favorite punching bags, cellphone contracts. Penned by Kim Palmer, they’re looking for more complaints to investigate. Send yours to firstname.lastname@example.org.