Eileen McNamara says the New York Times Co. treats the Globe like a "cheap whore." Rory O'Connor agrees. Given that the Times Co. is threatening to close the paper--without even deigning to publicly comment on this threat--I understand why they're pissed.
But without defending the Times Co.'s current MO, let me play devil's advocate.
Apparently, Jeremy Jacobs' departure isn't just about him going to the Hill. It's also about Politicker MA shutting down altogether, according to Politico's Michael Calderone.