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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.
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 18, 2009
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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.
By ADAM REILLY  |  July 31, 2009

Deep six: Did a dozen members of Boston Newspaper Guild just decide the fate of the Globe?


The Boston Newspaper Guild -- the union representing the newsroom of the Boston Globe -- narrowly re...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 08, 2009
Could this week's New Yorker determine the Globe's fate?

Could this week's New Yorker determine the Globe's fate?


 It's possible. Lawrence Wright's profile of Carlos Slim Helu tells us that star New York Time...
By Adam Reilly  |  May 27, 2009
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The Globe's Plight

If history is just one damn thing after another, then we are living in undeniably historic times.
The Hearld 's inadequacy
By EDITORIAL  |  May 01, 2009
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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
By ADAM REILLY  |  April 29, 2009


Ainsley talks again--to a privileged few


A question: If Boston Globe publisher Steve Ainsley can talk about the paper's crisis to its adverti...
By Adam Reilly  |  April 11, 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

Globe union to Globe management: cut yourselves


In his reply to today's announcement of up to 50 impending newsroom cuts at the Boston Globe, Boston...
By Adam Reilly  |  January 15, 2009
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Dailies go Darwin

If you're a tree, you're probably feeling pretty good right now.
Reports of newspapers' death are exaggerated — but after the changes coming in 2009, will we still recognize them?
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 30, 2008

Jack Connors: No Globe for me! Plus: FT, WTF?


That's the most important point of this Globe business update. If Connors is telling the truth, then...
By Adam Reilly  |  December 29, 2008


Deconstructing the Sox uniform change

Deconstructing the Sox uniform change


 According to Boston.com's front page, the Red Sox logo and uniform changes "have some fans won...
By Adam Reilly  |  December 12, 2008

Times Co. value plummets; what's next for Globe?


Bad, bad day for the Boston Globe's parent company. From the New York Times's own write-up:The New Y...
By Adam Reilly  |  November 20, 2008
The Globe to get (even less) valuable

The Globe to get (even less) valuable


 The New York Times Co. didn't have such a hot third quarter, period--but the company seems especially down on the New England Media Group, which...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 23, 2008

Christopher Buckley, PR genius


On Friday's installment of Greater Boston's Beat the Press, Herald deputy managing editor Joe Sciacca suggested that Christopher Buckley's recent endorsement of Barack Obama might...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 19, 2008

Today's Globe/Sox reminder


In my recent column on media conflicts-of-interest and their disclosure, I credited the Boston Globe for finally realizing that the connection between its corporate parent,...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 13, 2008