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The Boston Globe’s Richard Egan Problem

The suicide of Richard Egan, co-founder of technology giant EMC Corp., may be understandable given his terminal illness, but the Boston Globe’s coverage of it is entirely befuddling. Initially, the Globe missed – or ignored – the actual cause of … Continue reading

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Second Shot

From Sunday’s Boston Globe: Richard J. Egan, the billionaire entrepreneur who cofounded data storage provider EMC Corp. and served as US ambassador to Ireland, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Friday, according to a law enforcement officer with knowledge of … Continue reading

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It’s Good to Live in a Two-Newspaper Town

I’ve often characterized the Boston Herald as a lively index to the Boston Globe, but on Saturday the feisty local tabloid absolutely blowtorched (I think) what it likes to call “the boring broadsheet.” Globe headline: EMC cofounder Richard Egan dies … Continue reading

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