--Dig publisher Jeff Lawrence, who repurchased the paper from Metrocorp, Boston magazine’s parent company, back in May, apparently informed Brodeur he was out at the end of the day Tuesday, after this week’s Dig had shipped.
Marcus contrasts the current anxieties of
print journalism (diminishing news holes, declining ad revenues, ebbing
circulation, and job cuts) with what he sees in public radio in general
and at WBUR in particular (passionate, enthusiastic employees, the like
of which he hasn’t seen in print lately).