Boston Herald Subscription: Biggest. Waste. Ever. (II)

From our Or You Could Just Set Your Money on Fire desk

Call us the halfreading staff today. Earlier this morning we got a call from a Heraldnik saying the fusty local tabloid was experiencing printing problems so we might get our home-delivered copy of the Boston Herald this afternoon or maybe (and more likely, we’re guessing) along with tomorrow’s edition.

Seriously? Then again, we have had these kinds of problems before.

Just for the record, here’s Page One of today’s Boston Herald (via their E-Edition):


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And in the interest of fairness, here’s the Boston Globe’s front page:


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That one we got at home.

3 Responses to Boston Herald Subscription: Biggest. Waste. Ever. (II)

  1. Jan Dumas says:

    There is really something wrong at the Herald. My Mother has been having an on going battle with the company responsible for delivering the paper each morning. She threatened to cancel the paper at the beginning of the month and she got a call from the headquarters which is in Ohio!

    • Campaign Outsider says:

      Yeah, Jan – I think it’s mostly that they don’t have their own printing press and have to rely on the Globe’s. I’m sure they were tripping all over each other last night.


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