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NYT A Two-Time Loser In Globe Sale

Apparently it wasn’t bad enough that the New York Times Co. got seven cents on the dollar for its 20-year ownership of the Boston Globe (and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette – we’re no John Henry!). Now comes news from … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage (‘More Higher Bid’ Edition)

As you’d expect, the Boston Herald is on John Henry’s purchase of its crosstown rival like Brown on Williamson. Here’s today’s double-barreled shot at the Globe (don’t ask about the little green numbers – dunno): To get a sense of … Continue reading

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Globe Herald Hostage (Lowball Edition)

Once again the Boston Herald is a day late, but it’s the dollar short that’s interesting. Yesterday’s Boston Globe featured this update on the sale of the paper: Field of bidders for Globe reportedly narrows Groups with local ties – Taylor family … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage, Day 4

The Schadenfreude Gazette is so desperate for new ways every day to bash the Globe over its impending sale, the feisty local tabloid is willfully ignoring reality just to get in some cheap shots. Today’s case in point (no idea why … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage, Day Three (Volume Two)

The print edition of The Schadenfreude Gazette has arrived at the Global Worldwide Headquarters of Two-Daily Town, so here’s a better look at today’s offerings: The hardreading staff previously noted the feature story. A taste of the others . . . Read … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage, Day Three

Another day, another dolor for the Boston Globe. As gleefully recorded by The Schadenfreude Gazette: Times sidesteps Globe layoff question A top New York Times Co. official reportedly didn’t rule out layoffs at the Boston Globe but assured a swift sale … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage, Day Two

The Schadenfreude Gazette is at it again today: Obligatory two-page spread: Helpful chart . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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Boston Globe On The Block (Take Two In The Local Dailies)

Today’s Boston Globe tucks the news of its imminent sale discreetly below the fold on Page One: The Schadenfreude Gazette, on the other hand, goes a bit bolder . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily … Continue reading

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Boston Globe On The Block (Take One In The Local Dailies)

The hardreading staff usually restricts itself to the print editions of the local dailies, but we just couldn’t wait till morning for the bakeoff over the New York Times Co. plan to sell the Boston Globe. So . . . … Continue reading

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First The NYT Co. Sells The Red Sox, Then The Declaration Of Independence

A Fourth of July Twofer: As the hardworking staff noted last week, the cash-strapped New York Times Co. unloaded half its interest in the Boston Red Sox for a sizable profit. Now this, from The New York Times Store: OWN THIS NATIONAL … Continue reading

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