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Twenty-five years later.

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by wickedwritah, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. wickedwritah

    wickedwritah Guest

    Joe Fitzgerald of the Boston Herald writes today about how the paper was spared 25 years ago, just as Hearst was about to pull the plug:


    These grafs stand out:

  2. chazp

    chazp Active Member

    Great column. Thanks for sharing.
  3. Full of Shit

    Full of Shit Member

    Thanks for posting that, Wick. I viewed that situation from the enemy's camp -- 135 Morrissey Blvd. -- but we had plenty of friends who worked at the Herald and no one wanted to see them lose their jobs.

    I mainly remember how we thought the Herald's demise was inevitable and how shocked we were when it was saved. Made for some great post-work beer-soaked celebrations at J.J. Foley's.
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