From our Walt Whitman desk
Yesterday our feisty local tabloid celebrated itself and sang its Press Party with a full-page ad.
Got that – always smart, no-holds-barred discussions from fresh faces with their news noses on the ground and their fingertips on the pulse of the media machine?
Two observations: 1) That has to be painful; and 2) Could this be any more baldly aimed at WGBH’s Beat the Press?
Regardless, to promote tonight’s version of Press Party, the Herald coughs up not a full-page ad but a lousy quarter-page of - what to call it? – promotorial.
Just in case you’re curious about the promotorial content:
Coming up tonight: Our next installment of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight. Ask for it by name.