Megan Taylor

front-end dev, volunteacher, news & data junkie, bibliophile, Flyers fan, sci-fi geek and kitteh servant

Back at the Globe

Morrissey Boulevard melancholia

If bloggers aren’t happy about the Globe’s recent cutbacks, imagine how the Globe’s reporters feel.

The cutback announcement heightened fears about the future; when speaking with the Phoenix, several Globe insiders predicted the next batch of staffing reductions would be accomplished with pink slips instead. The closing of the foreign bureaus, meanwhile, was symbolically potent: more than anything, it signaled a sharp reduction in the paper’s institutional ambitions.

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