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Why the Boston Globe is Going Out of Business
Vanity | May 25, 2009 | Jim Noble

Posted on 05/25/2009 7:27:16 AM PDT by Jim Noble

The Boston Globe ran a front-page story today about two serious crimes that have occurred in our little town in the past month. Go to the Globe if you want to read the article.

My issue is the following "fact" in the main article: "Talk around town typically turns to taxes or big-money real estate transactions."

Now, Jenna Russell and Sarah Schweitzer, the intrepid reporters, carried out most of their "investigation" on the telephone. Whether either of them ever set foot here is unknown,

But the fact that they did not partake of "typical" talk around town is, of course, a certainty. If they did, they would know that we spend most of our time cliniging to our guns and to our religion < /sarcasm>

Nevertheless, to feign a familiarity with a town of which they know nothing, they inserted an entirely made-up "fact" into a serious news story about two serious crimes.

Why are they going out of business?

Because they make sh*t up, that's why.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: lyingmsm

1 posted on 05/25/2009 7:27:16 AM PDT by Jim Noble
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To: Jim Noble

I suspect the only reason the reporters ever set foot in New Hampshire is to shop tax-free at the Rockingham Mall.


2 posted on 05/25/2009 7:30:57 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: Jim Noble

Let’s face it, you can get liberal propaganda for free. You don’t need to pay the Globe for it. There are a dozen liberal nutcases on every street corner telling you that Obama is the Messiah and Bush is an ape.


3 posted on 05/25/2009 7:32:59 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Brilliant
"Bush is an ape"

The left gave W a promotion?

4 posted on 05/25/2009 7:34:35 AM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: Jim Noble

5 posted on 05/25/2009 7:36:40 AM PDT by GreyMountainReagan (Liberals do not view the book 1984 as a warning but as a textbook.)
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To: Paladin2
"Bush is an ape"

The left gave W a promotion?

LOL!

6 posted on 05/25/2009 7:39:59 AM PDT by penowa
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To: Jim Noble

because it’s been a bad bad newspaper and it is in a big timeout


7 posted on 05/25/2009 7:41:59 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys--Reagan and Bush)
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To: Jim Noble

“Because they make sh*t up, that’s why.”

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In an interview, the editor of the LA Times bragged that he went into journalism because it was an “inexact” “profession”.

In other words, training , standards, ongoing education, accuracy, diligence and especially, accountability do not apply, like they do on a daily basis in any true profession.


8 posted on 05/25/2009 7:42:00 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: Jim Noble; abb; Milhous; martin_fierro; Liz; Ernest_at_the_Beach; SierraWasp; tubebender; ...

“Why are they going out of business?

Because they make sh*t up, that’s why.”

Basically, there are no real reporters or oped writers with the left wing Dinosaur fish wraps.

The so called reporters like this pair, use the Jayson Blair style of reporting, where they never go near what they supposedly were investigating the story.

Or as in the case of many so called oped writers, they just spew the DNC pr lines or plagerize someone else’s writing.


9 posted on 05/25/2009 7:42:58 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals, foriegn/domestic terrorists, or tax cheats?)
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To: Paladin2

“”Bush is an ape”

The left gave W a promotion?”

That’s racist... to the ape


10 posted on 05/25/2009 7:46:42 AM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Jim Noble

Here’s a good example as to why the Boston Globe is going out of business from this mornings posts:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2257772/posts


11 posted on 05/25/2009 7:48:54 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: Jim Noble

If the B Glob wanted to raise taxes, why don’t they add a $4 tax on their paper and give the $$ to their beloved gummit?? Think of all the poor they could hep.

Pray for America and Our Troops


12 posted on 05/25/2009 7:54:08 AM PDT by bray (Time to Stand Up)
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To: andy58-in-nh; Jim Noble

>>> I suspect the only reason the reporters ever set foot in New Hampshire is to shop tax-free at the Rockingham Mall. <<<

Or cheap booze and cigs in Salem.


13 posted on 05/25/2009 7:58:26 AM PDT by angkor
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To: rockinqsranch
"Here’s a good example as to why the Boston Globe is going out of business from this mornings posts:"

"The main reason to raise the gas tax... What we need are policies that send clear market signals encouraging change."

I would say "That's just unbelieveable" but it's the Globe and so of course it's completely believable.

14 posted on 05/25/2009 8:06:21 AM PDT by angkor
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To: angkor
I suspect they shun tobacco but perhaps buy their Sauvignon Blanc at Trader Joe's or Whole Foods.
15 posted on 05/25/2009 8:09:16 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: Jim Noble
Agreed, I read this paper once or twice...

You are left with the impression that they don't know anything about anything, and that they will twist any event around to make some liberal 'teaching moment'.

After a few pages, you don't even trust them to report the weather or sports.

It is a gut kind of impression, but the paper is bogus through and through.

They did one thing right two weeks ago. They had a whole page of letters to the editor from readers telling them why they are dying.

Couldn't believe they printed all the letters, which were, ten-to-one, the same thing: You do nothing but tell liberal lies 7-24-365, and support the Rat cause to the exclusion of all logic, decency, reason, and fair play. Begone.

They actually printed those letters. I could not believe it.

16 posted on 05/25/2009 8:48:06 AM PDT by caddie ("Every cat is a masterpiece." -- Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: caddie
They actually printed those letters. I could not believe it.

All that those letters proved to the Globe was how much of their audience is "uneducated".

Surely, it inspired them to re-double their efforts to correctly "inform" their subscribers...

17 posted on 05/25/2009 9:17:57 AM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: Jim Noble

At the risk of repeating myself, I’ll retell the the tale of why I walked away from professional journalism.

I was working part time for a local newspaper and offering my volunteer services as a photographer for the college newspaper. I refused to write for them because I was getting paid to write elsewhere, but I wasn’t technically a photographer and I wanted to contribute something to the school.

The editor assigned me to photograph the Lippizaner Stallions at a show in the school’s amphitheater. The writer of the story was a young woman who was an up and comer on the school paper. She was an editor. So I asked her to go with me to cover the event and coordinate our work.

She informed me that she had no intention to attend the event. I asked her how she planned to write the story. She told me that she had already written it. In other words, she planned to regurgitate their press releases.

Fans of The Odd Couple tv show recall what happens to reporters who fake stories. This was long before Jason Blair or Janet Cooke became internationally renowned falsifiers of the news.

Okay, maybe she didn’t like The Odd Couple, but still. One of the advantages of a job as a reporter is access. You get to see and do things not open to the general public. Since the pay is often low, the new experiences are one of the ancillary benefits. At least, you’d think so. You’d at least think that someone whose chosen profession is about finding truth would have an open mind and a thirst for knowledge. You’d be wrong.


18 posted on 05/25/2009 9:50:22 AM PDT by sig226 (1/21/13 . . . He's not my president . . . Impeach Obama . . . whatever)
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To: Jim Noble
Why the Boston Globe is Going Out of Business

Promises, promises!

The delightful, joyful end of this evil democrat anti-American propaganda conduit cannot come too soon!

19 posted on 05/25/2009 10:03:43 AM PDT by FormerACLUmember (Chains you can believe in.)
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To: Jim Noble

Another reason they’re going out of business is it took two reporters to write the story.


20 posted on 05/25/2009 10:08:07 AM PDT by Crawdad (If you're in a fair fight, your tactics suck.)
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To: okie01
Oh yeah, I know... there was little to no learning going on at their end, to be sure.

They will of course insist that the readers are ignoramuses who are too stupid to buy and read their opinions, to their everlasting detriment.

They are the most pigheaded and arrogant persons I can imagine.

Starve rather than admit that nobody wants to buy their liberal hogwash.

21 posted on 05/25/2009 8:29:41 PM PDT by caddie ("Every cat is a masterpiece." -- Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: caddie
They are the most pigheaded and arrogant persons I can imagine.

Except for, perhaps, those denizens of the news room and the board room at the New York Times.

Which is fitting, actually...

22 posted on 05/25/2009 8:33:17 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: Grampa Dave
"Because they make sh*t up, that’s why."

The only BLM bureaucrat I ever had ANY respect for once said about his agency on the subject of Memorandums Of Understanding(MOU's), that he always thought they were more like MSU's (Make Stuff Up!)

So even though all of government, the MSM and most Non-Profit NGO's think they are all sactified and holy because they disregard the profit motive, it's being quickly proven that they are full of that stuff you say they make up!!!

At least they the way things look from KS, today, G.D...

23 posted on 05/26/2009 10:38:37 AM PDT by SierraWasp (Galloping suffocating American Socialism stinks like BO!!!)
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To: SierraWasp

Thanks for your reply re making stuff up.

As you noted making stuff up is a core belief/action of the left wing in the media, government, NGOS and whatever they control.


24 posted on 05/27/2009 6:20:21 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Does Zer0 have any friends, who are not criminals, foriegn/domestic terrorists, or tax cheats?)
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