Category: Lou Ureneck

Journalism experts doubt effect of Boston Globe’s fake anti-Trump front page

Sinclair Broadcast Group Lou Ureneck, College of Communication Chris Daly, College of Communication The Boston Globe may have attracted attention and generated buzz with its satirical “Donald Trump’s America” front page Sunday, but journalism experts are skeptical that it accomplished the editorial goals the paper set out to achieve… Expert quote: Ureneck: “This is the kind […]

Professor Voices — Major BBC overhaul will cut costs (and jobs)

Many news outlets are now reporting that the British Broadcasting Company is set to undergo a major overhaul in the coming months. Lord Hall, the BBC’s director-general, is expected to announce that the BBC will merge its television and radio divisions. Experts predict this move will save the broadcasting company millions, but will terminate a number of jobs in the […]

Why stock market reporting should be treated with caution

Columbia Journalism Review Lou Ureneck, College of Communication US stock markets sank, bobbed upward, and ultimately sank again on Monday, in what many financial journalists and Wall Street bigwigs described as a “wild ride” worthy of the history books.. Expert quote: “It’s really important for reporters to convey to their readers that the market can be a […]

Boston magazine unveils Chinese-language edition

Boston Globe (subscription required) Lou Ureneck, College of Communication The bosses at Boston magazine have clearly been reading their own headlines… Expert quote: “From my own experience, I have many Chinese students who often come from affluent families, and those families often buy real estate here for the students. Boston magazine is making an astute […]

Newspaper giant buyer unlikely to be big chain

Boston Herald Lou Ureneck, College of Communication Newspaper behemoth Digital First Media’s announcement yesterday that it’s exploring the sale of its publications, which include 16 Bay State papers, came as little surprise to industry analysts, who say any buyer will most likely be someone with deep pockets, rather than a traditional newspaper company… Expert quote: […]

Red Sox Owner Buys Boston Globe Newspaper: Five Things You Should Know

International Business Times Lou Ureneck, College of Communication John W. Henry, the private equity billionaire businessman and principal owner of The Boston Red Sox baseball club, has agreed to purchase the Boston Globe newspaper (as well as the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and some other assets) for $70 million… View full article