Tag Archives: John Henry

Ted Williams’ Former Florida Home Gone Fishin’ for a Buyer

The Splendid Splinter’s old fishing shack is back on the market. Well, maybe not shack. From Friday’s Wall Street Journal Mansion section: Ted Williams’s Florida Fishing Spot Goes on the Market In the Florida Keys, the onetime home of baseball … Continue reading

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Tucson Magazine Publisher: We’re the Beck-and-Call Girl of Our Advertisers

The hardtracking staff realizes that times are hard for media outlets these days, but this seems a bit much. From the redoubtable Jim Romenesko: NEWSPAPER COMPANY: OUR CUSTOMER IS THE ADVERTISER, NOT THE READER Why Mark Evans refused to work … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (John Henry/Justin Bieber Edition)

The dreaded Thursday Curse reappeared in this week’s Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight after the Boston Globe made an announcement about its new management: JOHN HENRY ASSUMES ROLE OF BOSTON GLOBE PUBLISHER; MIKE SHEEHAN APPOINTED GLOBE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Boston (Jan. 30, 2014) … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat The Press Party’ Bakeoff (Globe Sale Edition)

Well the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight continued apace last Friday, and the most interesting contrast between the two local media hall monitors was their coverage of the Boston Globe sale to Red Sox owner John Henry. Start, as usual, with … Continue reading

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Boston Globe Herald Hostage (Unions Due Edition)

Among its many and varied talents, the Boston Herald has an uncanny ability to find the cloud inside the silver lining. Especially when it comes to crosstown rival Boston Globe. To wit, today: It’s wait, see for Globe’s unions Union … Continue reading

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Still No Letters To The Editor About Globe Sale

This is Day Four of the Sale-itary Confinement of letters to editor about John Henry’s purchase of the Boston Globe. As the hardreading staff noted earlier, there wasn’t a single letter in the Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday editions of the … Continue reading

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Why No Letters To The Editor About Boston Globe Sale?

Red Sox owner John Henry’s bargain-basement purchase of the Boston Globe has generated plenty of news coverage this week. But, oddly, no Letters to the Editor in the stately local broadsheet. Monday’s letters: Tuesday’s letters . . . Read the rest at It’s Good … 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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Herald Sox It To Globe

It’s no secret that Red Sox owner John Henry is one on the bidders lining up to buy the Boston Globe. Here’s how the Globe itself addressed Henry’s bid yesterday: At least six groups submit bids to buy The Boston Globe At … Continue reading

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