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Prepare to pay for nytimes.com
Read it for free while you can, because the New York Times Co. today announced that, starting next year, you'll have to pay for nytimes.com...
| January 20, 2010
Fourth-estate follies, 2009 edition
Between the rise of the Web, the ADD-addling of America, the fragmentation of any national political consensus, and the devastated economy, working in the press can feel a bit like manning the Titanic — and this year, the entire industry seemed to te
The Phoenix's second annual year in media malfeasance
| December 25, 2009
Menino's junked mail
Two years ago, when I wrote a column griping about the Boston media's apathy-inducing disinterest in city politics, Boston Globe metro editor Brian McGrory told me his paper had given the lackluster 2007 elections as much coverage as they deserved, b
The Globe ratchets up the intensity in Boston's mayoral race. Plus, the Times Co. gets some love from the Globe newsroom and BU books blowhard Bill O'Reilly.
| September 18, 2009
Mathis exits Times Co.
Catherine Mathis, the Times Co.'s senior VP for corporate communications, is leaving her post for a similar job at Standard & Poors. It'll be interesting...
| August 03, 2009
The Times Co.'s super-potent silent treatment
In an earnings conference call last week, Janet Robinson, the president and CEO of the New York Times Co., had choice words — make that one choice word — for published reports on the Times Co.'s attempts to unload the Boston Globe.
If a tree falls in the Forest Dept.
| July 31, 2009
Times Co. memo blasts, contains bad info
Like Dan Kennedy, I'm curious about what "incorrect information" today's much-discussed Times Co. me...
| June 25, 2009
The New York Times Co.'s baffling Globe strategy
It's no mystery why the New York Times Co. threatened, two months ago, to shutter the Boston Globe unless the paper's unions provided $20 million in concessions.
Come sale away
| June 12, 2009
Mensch to Guild: I can't go for that
Arthur Sulzberger Jr. regrets he's unable to prevent that 23 percent pay cut. ...
| June 10, 2009
Deal or no deal?
When the Boston Newspaper Guild, the Boston Globe 's largest union, decided to take the New York Times Company's latest contract offer to its members last week, ratification seemed like a done deal.
Will the Globe 's biggest union balk at the Times Co.'s offer? Plus, the Christian Science Monitor 's quietly successful re-launch, and sportswriter Bill Simmons's GM jones
| May 15, 2009
Will the Globe survive?
What would Boston's media landscape look like without the Boston Globe ?
Sizing up the paper's future as it approaches the deadline from hell
| April 29, 2009
All quiet on the Times Co. front
When I heard this past Friday that the New York Times Company had delivered a radical ultimatum to the Boston Globe 's 13 unions I called Globe spokesman Bob Powers to check it out. He wasn't talking.
The Globe crisis leaves New York speechless. Plus, Morrissey Boulevard's problematic political fan club
| April 10, 2009
Part internal-affairs cop, part complaint department, American news ombudsmen are truly a unique breed.
Once the most thankless job in journalism, the lowly ombudsman is now poised to be a star
| June 19, 2006
The prince and the paper
When a young Providence Journal reporter was poised to reveal the all-male membership of the Narragansett Lions Club last year, it didn’t sit well with at least one member.
Quietly building his journalistic credentials in Rhode Island, 25-year-old Arthur Gregg Sulzberger could one day vie for the top job at the New York Times
| February 02, 2006
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