What do we lose when the local press isn’t covering Beacon Hill?
Mark Leccese, a veteran Boston-area newspaper reporter and editor, is an assistant professor of journalism at Emerson College.
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That the new owner said, “This will not impact our news coverage in any way” is an insult to the people of Worcester and central Massachusetts.
John Henry has the financial acumen and the independence to reinvent how The Boston Globe does business.
Editors knew their choice would generate controversy, and, not incidentally, publicity. They got both.
The NSA leak story isn’t just another example of digital media outmuscling traditional media, it’s one more example of the growing primacy of advocacy journalism.
Who will fill the void when GateHouse and Patch inevitably collapse? Who will step up and take the substantial risks involved in creating new community news ventures?