As the hardreading staff has previously noted, the Boston Globe and UMass are likethis lately.
Pick One: Boston Globe Majors in (U)Mass Marketing or, Boston Globe Pimps Out Page One
The Boston Globe is having quite a financial fling with the University of Massachusetts these days. First it was this “Special Supplement to the Boston Globe” that ran [last fall].
As the hardreading staff noted, that’s “Special” as in “Advertising,” which the Globe would have stated explicitly if it cared to be honest with its readers.
Now comes this doozie in [the 11/13/14] edition of the $tately local broadsheet (photos courtesy of the Missus).
Okay then. That was last fall, when UMass bought the Boston Globe for a day.
Now comes this trifecta in yesterday’s edition of the $tately local broadsheet.
First, the Business section banner:
Then, the bottom of Page One:
Then, the back page:
That pretty much makes yesterday’s Globe Business section a wholly owned subsidiary of UMass.
I hate it when public universities throw their money around ostentatiously.
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