Dan Kennedy reports that Nestor Ramos, who just recently got on the Globe masthead, when he was named senior assistant managing editor for local news, is leaving to become an assistant editor at the Times metro desk. Kennedy quotes a memo from Globe Editor Brian McGrory, who says the Times grabbing Globies is "getting old," here we thought the Globe was the Washington Post farm team.
The service magazine is out with a list of "the best public high schools in Boston," which includes such notable Hub schools as Chelmsford, Winchester, Dover-Sherborn, Lynn Classical and Pentucket Regional.
Threat maker seemed to enjoy himself as "Macho Man" played in the background.
Alex DiPrato at Channel 7 reports State and local police in New Hampshire are investigating an incident in which guy came up to him and his cameraperson outside the Orangefest in Londonderry yesterday and threatened to blow up the two "motherfuckers," maybe that night. Read more.
WBZ reports the restaurant-chatter show is returning to TV, but only with Dan Andelman, not Dave Andelman and with paid advising by former Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson on how to not just be less racist but help support minority-owned businesses.
Dan Kennedy reports the Boston Herald has apparently moved out of its Braintree offices and is now sharing space with the Lowell Sun - in Lowell. The former Herald offices in Braintree are now being used by a religious substance-abuse organization. As at many other papers, staffers have mostly been working remotely of late anyway.
The Boston Business Journal reports the city magazine has laid off 2 of its 20 newsroom staffers and furloughed 2 others, after having tried pay cuts and two weeks of unpaid leave - on top of getting one of those federal PPP loan/grants.
According to the NYT the Venice Film Festival just announced its lineup (festival runs from Sept 2-Sept 12). One of the entries is a new documentary by Frederick Wiseman called City Hall- a film about Boston City Hall. Read more.
CommonWealth Magazine reports the Herald yesterday laid off three reporters, two columnists and a photographer. Howie Carr still lists himself as "Columnist for @BostonHerald" on his Twitter feed, so we're assuming he wasn't one of the columnists.
The Boston Globe announced on the front page that "the Sunday Magazine was removed from as many copies of today's Globe as possible because a cover illustration, which was printed in May, bore an unintentional but close resemblance to the way George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis." Read more.