Boston Globe a Day Late, Dolor Short in the Latest Jared Remy Jailhouse Rumpus

From our Late to the Pity Party desk

Yesterday’s Boston Globe featured this reporticle on page B8:


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And etc. But here’s how it appeared on the Globe’s website:

Jared Remy implicated in 2d alleged jailhouse attack

Jared Remy, already charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend and with attacking another inmate at the Cambridge jail where he is being held, could face charges in an alleged assault on a correctional officer.

A spokesman for Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian confirmed Friday that Remy is being investigated in an alleged assault on a correctional officer April 25, but he declined to release any details of the incident.


Koutoujian wasn’t so coy in Friday’s Boston Herald.


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Note especially this nugget from Laurel Sweet’s piece in the feisty local tabloid:

Accused killer Jared Remy is in more jailhouse trouble, with the sheriff saying the 35-year-old hurled a milk carton at a correction officer assigned to watch over him in solitary confinement.

The alleged outburst at the Cambridge Jail was called to the Herald’s attention through an internal investigation report Remy mailed to the paper along with a letter. Remy is the son of Red Sox legend Jerry Remy, a color commentator for Red Sox games.

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian said yesterday he “absolutely” intends to press charges.

The officer claims that at 4 p.m. on April 25, “While sitting in front of Isolation cell 1 D/T Remy began to threaten this reporting Officer and after approximately 2 minutes D/T Remy threw a closed milk carton at this reporting Officer hitting me on the collarbone,” the report states.


Not to get technical about it, but the Globe failed to include 1) those details; 2) a thuggish photo of Remy; and especially 3) credit to the Herald either in print or on the web.

Not to mention the Globe piece noted that Jared Remy “is the son of famed Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy,” but failed to note that Red Sox owner John Henry also owns the stately local broadsheet.

Bad form on all counts, Globeniks.

Bad form.


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