Entries Tagged as 'Boston Globe'

Lessons in Public Interest Journalism from “Spotlight” and “The Big Short”

April 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · economy, financial coverage, journalism, regulation

By Arthur Alpert I’m so old I prefer to see movies in movie houses, so when the 2016 Oscar winner, “Spotlight” and one of its competitors, “The Big Short” finally arrived at the dollar theater (which isn’t a buck anymore), I caught both of them in one week. “The Big Short” sought to turn Michael […]

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Washington Post Sale Prompts Question About Another Family-Owned Newspaper

August 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment · journalism, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier “In one fell swoop, the era of family owned newspapers seemed to end while the new era — in which billionaire tech moguls jump on print properties for a relative pittance — seemed more certain than ever. ” – Dylan Byers, Politico That’s just one of the comments chronicled in this reaction […]

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