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The reason for the change is that articles are no longer written only for the newspaper. Breaking news is posted immediately on the Globe’s websites; stories are then fleshed out, posted again, then put into the process for the next day’s paper and the next day’s web entries. With all that traffic, a reliance on “yesterday,” “today,” and “tomorrow” is an invitation for error.
– Charles Mansbach, Page 1 editor of the Boston Globe, on why the paper will no longer use the words in stories
Hard to believe it took this long to become a trend, but there you go: Another Web publisher embraces beautiful, screen-hogging photos. Sort of like TV….
How do you sell a business magazine that lost $43 million last year? Convince buyers that they could fire 20 percent of the staff without missing a beat. That’s part of the pitch Evercore Partners has been making to investors on behalf of McGraw-Hill, which wants to dump BusinessWeek. Look out, copy editors!
The cash-strapped New York Times, which has put the Boston Globe and its other New England properties up for sale, wants you to know that it’s in no way having a fire sale. Boston Globe employees appeared to have taken that message at face value.