Is the Boston Herald Print Edition Now in Jeopardy?

As the sadreading staff has previously noted, the Denver Post is the Ghost of Printmas Future for the Boston Herald, given that both papers are owned by Digital First Media (slogan: “Where Newspapers Go to Die”). From media guru Ken Doctor at Nieman Lab (tip o’ the pixel to Brian Stelter’s CNN Reliable Sources). It … Continue reading Is the Boston Herald Print Edition Now in Jeopardy?

Boston Herald Editorial Page To Be Silenced?

When we last left Digital First Mishegas – sorry, Media – last month, the Denver Post editorial board was begging the newspaper group’s owner, New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital, to sell the Post. Denver deserves a newspaper owner who supports its newsroom. If Alden isn’t willing to do good journalism here, it should sell … Continue reading Boston Herald Editorial Page To Be Silenced?

Hexit Watch™: Shelly Cohen’s Long Goodbye

Latest in what we expect will be an endless stream The redoubtable Rachelle Cohen – longtime Boston Herald journalist, most recently as Editorial Page Editor – sang her swan song in yesterday’s edition, marking yet another milestone for the feisty local tabloid. The Boston Herald I knew, whose death has been prematurely reported for decades, and … Continue reading Hexit Watch™: Shelly Cohen’s Long Goodbye