The Boston Globe’s proofreading is not making any ‘progess’

Hilarious. The Boston Globe‘s homepage today (Sun., 1/7/18):

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Hypocrisy alert: Boston Globe *admits* to sex harassment and abuse in its own offices but *doesn’t name names*; Read editor McGrory’s memo to staff here

WEEI radio hosts Kirk Minihane and Gerry Callahan appear to have been the first to break the story that the Boston Globe has a past and recent history of sexual harassment within its own offices.

In response to the scoop by Kirk & Callahan, Globe editor Brian McGrory issued the following memo to Globe staff in which McGrory admitted that the paper was “assessing our own situations”: Continue reading “Hypocrisy alert: Boston Globe *admits* to sex harassment and abuse in its own offices but *doesn’t name names*; Read editor McGrory’s memo to staff here”

Even a full year after the election, the Boston Globe actually admits – without realizing it – that it has no clue why Trump won

I did not vote for Trump, but a new front-page story has the Boston Globe admitting – without even realizing it – that a full year after the 2016 election, it has no idea what drove Trump to victory. The headline:

We went to a focus group of N.H. Trump voters. Here’s what we learned

Continue reading “Even a full year after the election, the Boston Globe actually admits – without realizing it – that it has no clue why Trump won”

How chaotic is the situation at the Boston Globe now? Its printing facility ran out of newsprint.

It just keeps getting worse. Breaking this afternoon from The Boston Business Journal:

  • The Boston Globe is running fewer print lines than originally planned.
  • In an episode that is almost unheard of in the newspaper business, its printing facility in Taunton actually ran out of newsprint one day a few weeks ago.
  • The Globe made a hasty blunder in adding unwieldy software to its printing machines.
  • The $72 million investment into the Taunton facility looks like a horrible business decision.

And, most notable, the Globe needs to show “far more honesty and accountability than the company has shown so far.”

Read the eye-openers from Don Seiffert at Boston Business Journal.