Burnett out at BoMag

Just received a rather terse email from Boston editor James Burnett:

Dear media colleagues, ace freelancers, PR specialists, and assorted professional acquaintances I've had the pleasure of meeting during the past seven years:

Today is my last day as editor of Boston magazine, and, as is usually the case with these things, also the last at this email address.

Going forward, please try me at:


If you're thinking that Burnett's exit is linked to the recent appointment of Larry Platt as editorial director at Metro Corp., Boston's Philadelphia-based corporate parent, you're probably right. As a Boston insider put it to me before Burnett's announcement: "New York may own the Globe, but there's no doubt Philly is now running Boston mag."

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