A little more hard info is out today -- courtesy of the New York Times Co. -- about the financial situation at the company's New England Media Group, which includes the Globe. In a report on how Feb. 2006 ad revenues stacked up to the same month last year, the company reported that revenues at the New York Times Media Group were up 3.
Channel 5 (WCVB) announces the hiring of a new reporter for "Chronicle." Here's the release:
Boston – WCVB-TV Channel 5 President and General
Manager Bill Fine announced today a new addition to the Chronicle
staff. Shayna Seymour will join the
award-winning nightly newsmagazine in mid-April as a reporter and
Having just gone through a wrenching series of buyouts that claimed 32
newsroom jobs (see "Globe-al Anxiety" in the Jan. 13 Phoenix), the word on Morrissey Boulevard is that additional
budget-cutting measures are under consideration as economic and circulation
problems continue to plague the Boston Globe. Among the more stunning bits of
speculation percolating around the newsroom is that the Globe actually lost
money in the
first two months of 2006.
In yesterday’s Globe “Quick Shots” sports feature, all five folks
queried essentially agreed that the Patriots did the right thing in letting
talented receiver David Givens – who just signed a lucrative deal with Tennessee -- walk away. John Stone from Connecticut
put it this way: “The Krafts are an excellent business family.