Posts Tagged ‘boston globe’

Pigskins Shame Spiral: The Boston Globe

The Pigskins Shame Spiral is an occasional feature tracking developments related to the name of D.C.'s beloved football team.
Who: The Boston Globe editorial board.

Steven Pearlstein Loves Creative Loafing

In this morning's Washington Post, columnist Steven Pearlstein tries to make the case that buying up a bunch of newspapers could be a fantastic business decision. Pearlstein's piece comes in the format of a letter to Berkshire Hathaway's Warren E. Buffett, who is bearish these days on newspapers. The longtime investment guru sees them as [...]

Kurtz on Newspapers’ Demise: Off Base

Writing today in the Washington Post, media reporter Howard Kurtz posits that newspaper companies failed to position themselves for the upheaval that's battering their industry. Here's Kurtz on the matter:
The people who run such companies bear a considerable share of the blame. In 1993, just before the Internet became a consumer force, I argued in [...]

A Victory for On-the-Record Journalism

In an interview on the future of his own newspaper, Boston Globe Publisher P. Steven Ainsley gives great answers to an array of questions about revenue-enhancing strategies, reporting the news, and staff morale at the latest most beleaguered daily in the country.
Deep into the discussion, Ainsley talks about how the Globe, despite money-losing ways, [...]