April 20, 2013
On Thursday the hardreading staff noted that the City of New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association ran a “We’re with you” full-page ad in the Boston Globe but not the Boston Herald.
So what turns up in Friday’s Herald but this:
We don’t think so.
April 18, 2013
So the reporting on Monday’s Marathon bombing has gotten a little ragged, yeah? Helpful Boston Herald tick-tock of yesterday’s rumpus:
That last item is: “7 p.m. FBI cancels press conference.” A fitting end.
Regardless of the helter-skelter nature of the news coverage, though, the tribute ads have continued to run in the local dailies.
This DePrisco ad ran in both papers:
So did this Marshalls ad:
Old friend Mo Vaughn also bought space in the locals to express his condolences, but the graphics were different. Here’s the Herald version:
And the Globe one:
In addition, the Globe featured two ads that did not appear in the Herald. First was Lord & Taylor, which is no big surprise (see Bloomingdale’s/New York Post story here).
Also absent from the Herald was this ad, which is a surprise:
Just not, apparently, with the readers of our feisty local tabloid.