Boston Globe the Skunk at Prouty Garden Party?

As the hardreading staffed has extensively noted, the PR battle over the demolition of the Prouty Garden at Children’s Hospital has been waged on multiple fronts in the news media, both paid and unpaid.

Representative samples of paid media in the form of full-page ads in the Boston dailies:

 

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Representative sample of unpaid media – compliments of Children’s CEO Sandra Fenwick – on last Thursday’s Boston Globe’s op-ed page:

 

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Beyond that, yesterday’s Globe featured this full-page ad for at least the second time:

 

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So here’s our question, again:

Will the Globe give equal op-time to the Save the Prouty Garden folks?

Or does just money talk at the $tately local broadsheet?

Well . . .

Today’s Globe provides the answer in the form of yet another costly full-page ad from the pro-Prouty forces.

 

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Nuts ‘n’ bolts graf:

 

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That’s all well and good, but once again, Globeniks: When does the Prouty gets its freebie?

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5 Responses to Boston Globe the Skunk at Prouty Garden Party?

  1. Mark says:

    The Globe published a strongly-worded pro-Garden op-ed from one of their own employees one month ago:

    https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2016/01/22/the-memories-preserved-prouty-garden/GGcSLqUK1idIeS0X4fedKJ/story.html

  2. […] To be sure, there’s no reason to say that the Globe’s financial interest play into the paper’s coverage. It’s just that they sometimes do seem intertwined. […]

  3. […] good to know next time Children’s runs one of its gauzy Do It for the Kids ads in the Boston […]

  4. […] staff has chronicled many a money-making scheme at the Globe over the past several years, from double-dipping on the Prouty Garden dustup at Boston Children’s Hospital to Garden-variety promotion for Delaware North/Boston […]

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