Former Boston Globe Chief Operating Officer Sean Keohan is suing the Globe and owner John Henry over the way he was terminated in 2017, saying he was denied a severance package he should have gotten. Read more.
The Globe self reports on how it has "cut ties" with vice president for advertising; doesn't say exactly what he did that led to that.
Dan Kennedy reports John Henry is saying the Globe is in the black - even as it brings in a union-busting law firm to handle contract talks with the Newspaper Guild. Read more.
Jack Sullivan noticed that boston.com yesterday ran a transcript of some interview Gisele Bundchen did with James Corden - a transcript the Globe site then picked up - that includes the following sentence that would seem to indicate its copy editor stopped reading a bit too soon: Read more.
After shrinking the print business section to a couple pages in the Metro section (and, what, no more bird report?!?), the Globe today announced it's starting an online mini-site to cover marijuana in New England, staffed by two full-time reporters, a producer and, of course, an editor.
The site is, at least so far, imaginatively called Marijuana.
Alex Kingsbury, formerly deputy Ideas editor at the Globe, is joining the New York Times as a senior staff editor for the editorial board, where he will write editorials, work on efforts similar to the Globe's national "the press is not the enemy effort" and will also help with the Times's technology coverage.
An Encino, CA man was arrested today on charges he called the Boston Globe more than a dozen times threatening to kill its workers - including one call in which he allegedly threatened to shoot employees in the head at 4 p.m. on the day it published a pro-newspaper editorial. Read more.
Companies with offices at 53 State St., where the Globe is now headquartered, got a memo from building management today about unspecified threats called into the Globe: Read more.
Since 2015, Widett Circle fans who use one of the upper-busway routes at Forest Hills have been able to enjoy the permanent display of a banner headline about the industrial area on the last Boston Globe ever delivered to the honor box there. Read more.
Will Shirley Leung ever get over the loss of the Olympics? No, of course not:
I can’t help but get wistful when I hear Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti gush about hosting the 2028 Summer Olympics.
Those were the Games that could have been Boston’s had we not self destructed, paving the way for LA to win the bid.
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