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Boston Media Smackdown: WBUR vs. WGBH, Boston Globe vs. Everyone


At last weekend's NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDIA REFORM, the Free Press folks asked me to bring together a cross-section of our fair city's movers and...
By Carly Carioli  |  April 16, 2011
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Media activists aim to take over the future ... of news

Now imagine you're in charge of getting people excited about media reform — promoting things like local ownership of press outlets, a free and open Internet, and vibrant public journalism that operates outside of party politics. Besides the considerabl
'Get me rewrite'
By SEAN KERRIGAN  |  April 08, 2011
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Buyouts shrink the Globe newsroom — but not enough

To state the obvious, this isn't a great time to be out of a job.
First cut
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 25, 2009

The Globe's new moneymaking squad


A tipster tells DQM that the Globe has formed a "New Revenue Team"--aimed, as the name suggests--at ...
By Adam Reilly  |  February 26, 2009
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Red all over

If there's one group of professionals whose job insecurity rivals that of the Detroit auto worker, it's the men and women who make America's newspapers.
The Globe needs 50 buyout volunteers. So far, few are cooperating — and that likely means bloodshed on Morrissey Boulevard.
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 25, 2009
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Rescuing the Globe

If you work at the Boston Globe , and have any bright ideas on how to stop that paper's downward spiral, management is all ears. At least, that's the party line.
10 ways to bail out Boston's sinking paper of record. Plus, spinning Bill Kristol's brief time at the Times .
By ADAM REILLY  |  January 28, 2009


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Extreme makeover: Globe edition

Earlier this week, in an e-mail to the Boston Globe newsroom, editor Marty Baron announced the imminent departure of three key employees.

Now more than ever, this is Marty Baron’s newspaper


By ADAM REILLY  |  March 12, 2008
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A new balance

To grasp the significance of the latest shake-up at the Boston Globe , consider this: the trio that just received key promotions all spurned overtures from elsewhere.
The Globe reaches for a sense of equilibrium after months of anxiety
By ADAM REILLY  |  May 23, 2007
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Savage love

First things first: congratulations to Globe reporter Charlie Savage on a much-deserved Pulitzer Prize.
What we talk about when we talk about the Globe’s Pulitzer
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 18, 2007