Deal raises concerns on editorial freedom

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Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication

The acquisition of The Boston Globe by Red Sox owner John Henry raises immediate questions about the newspaper’s role in one of New England’s enduring dramas:…

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“A lot of readers care more about the Red Sox than politics or almost anything else. That puts the issue on the front burner. If the Globe continues to be outspoken, especially the columnists on the Red Sox, it will go away as a story.”

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