If I ruled the Globe

. It’s embarrassing, I know. But the Globe has been owned by the New York Times for quite a while now. There’s no sense wasting those synergies. It was sad—the end of an era—when the Globe shuttered its international bureaus. In the pre-Internet era, few people subscribed to multiple newspapers—the Globe did need to “do

Web news: Chicago vs. Boston

From the Knight Digital Media Center last week came this report on a number of news-gathering web operations that have sprouted in Chicago. Having practiced journalism in both Chicago and Boston, I can cite a number of similarities between these two outstanding cities.  They both are driven in large part by those three entertaining pastimes —

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