Money should go to the local independent news outlets the digital giant has hurt worst
Conglomerate’s woes throw Boston HQ deal contradictions into bold relief
What a surprise. General Electric is tanking, and the scheme to bring the multinational’s headquarters to Boston is looking worse by the day. And whom shall the public blame if that once-secret deal cut by Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh in January 2016 goes south? Potentially ...
Pharma’s Donation to Boston, Other Cities Converts Public Funds to PR Gold
Vertex Pharmaceuticals made a big PR splash last week with an announcement of a significant donation to Boston and other cities where it does business. The Boston-based company, best known for its cystic fibrosis meds, has pledged to “spend $500 million on charitable ...
We will never purge fake news; in a way, it’s the only kind of information that a lot of people ever get.
The overriding concern here is that the BPD once again proved itself masterful at misrepresenting facts, and of presenting officers in a positive media light.
Back at the event that good government forgot, the night ended with the patronizing presentation of the “Broken Glass Award."
Before long, it became clear that the event organizers were unwilling to turn any meaningful authority over to members of the public.