Boston Herald

Boston moves to the Herald?

Boston moves to the Herald?

Tabloid relocating to South Shore

DESPITE ALL THE ANGST over Digital First’s $12 million takeover of the Boston Herald earlier this year, employees are about to see a $3,100 boost in their paychecks. The downside is it is coming by way of eliminating paid parking for the tabloid’s staff when the notoriously cost-conscious media chain moves the paper with a(...)

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Paper cuts at the Herald

Paper cuts at the Herald

More reductions as tabloid’s new owners to outsource advertising and layout

THE NEW OWNERS of the Boston Herald have told staff they will outsource all the paper’s advertising design and news page layout functions for the daily print edition to the company’s headquarters in Colorado, triggering elimination of at least half the copy editor and design positions. The move is the latest round of cuts imposed(...)

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Boston Herald editorial page editor riddle answered

Boston Herald editorial page editor riddle answered

Herald Radio producer Tom Shattuck named to post

THE MYSTERY OF the Boston Herald editorial page editor is over. Tom Shattuck, a former talk radio producer who has run the paper’s online radio station and written op-ed columns, will replace Rachelle Cohen, the paper’s longtime editorial page editor who left last month when Digital First Media took ownership of the Herald. Editor Joe(...)

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The Herald’s phantom editorial page

The Herald’s phantom editorial page

Unclear who’s running paper’s opinion page under new ownership

BY ALL OUTWARD appearances, the Boston Herald continues to chug along under its new ownership, with its hard-working reporters churning out solid stories amidst the demoralizing departure of co-workers from the newsroom’s already depleted ranks. The paper’s editorial page, too, hasn’t skipped a beat, offering up a daily dose of sharp opinion despite the exit(...)

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Greenway’s history leaves it vulnerable

Back in the days of the typewriter, when an anonymous tip was passed onto newspapers, it was called “coming in over the transom,” a reference to the vent window above an office door that brings in light and air. It conjures up an image of a stealthy tipster passing a plain manila envelope chock full(...)

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