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Editors Weblog: ‘What will happen to the Boston Globe?’

June 19th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted by in Editors' pick, Newspapers

A good summary from a variety of sources by the Editors’ Weblog on the future of the Boston Globe.

“As the Boston Newspaper Guild and Boston Globe management take a break in negotiations until next week, speculation has been mounting on possible buyers for the paper and what its future might be. The union and owner the New York Times Co are trying to come to an agreement on how to make $10 million of savings following the union’s narrow rejection of a deal and the Times Co’s subsequent imposition of a 23 per cent pay cut for all staff. The company is also looking at selling the paper.”

Full post at this link…

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Nieman Journalism Lab: New York Times Co suspends grant foundation

April 24th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Newspapers

The New York Times Co has suspended its foundation, which gave out $6.5 million in grants in 2007, citing economic pressures according to a memo.

Full memo at this link…

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Boston Herald: Gatehouse to sue New York Times Co over

December 24th, 2008 | No Comments | Posted by in Editors' pick, Legal

Gatehouse is taking legal action against the Boston Globe, owned by New York Times Co, over its news aggregator site, because the site has been using Gatehouse content.

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