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Bids in for Globe – and they’re low
Boston Herald, by Chris Cassidy

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/13/2013 1:54:07 PM

With bids reportedly at a disappointing $65 million to ?$80 million, The Boston Globe’s impending sale is shaping up as more of a real estate deal than a newspaper buy, experts said yesterday, even as one of the four purported finalists told the Herald they’ve lost interest in the broadsheet.“The implication is kind of obvious that the Globe as a straight business venture is not very highly valued on the market right now because clearly that amount is probably — at least the majority of it, maybe more — is valued land and the building,” said Rick Edmonds,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 7/13/2013 2:02:03 PM     (No. 9421998)

And even the buildings and land have been polluted by the proximity of the Globe´s liberal "journalists."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 7/13/2013 2:08:34 PM     (No. 9422002)

I wonder if the Koch brothers are still looking to buy newspapers. Heaven forbid they buy the Globe.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jenkinshill, 7/13/2013 2:16:23 PM     (No. 9422007)

Bottom line: The dirt under its building is worth more than the paper.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Citizen Plain, 7/13/2013 2:38:32 PM     (No. 9422020)

Globe is not suitable for bird droppings, dog droppings.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 7/13/2013 2:54:33 PM     (No. 9422034)

Looks like they need a gummint bailout to keep spreading the party message

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Reply 6 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 7/13/2013 3:12:38 PM     (No. 9422043)

Sounds like the Libtards that have run any credibility into the ground. So they are going to have to find someone stupid enough to buy the Globe for what THEY think it was worth, and take a bath when they sell it for what it is now worth.

They´d most likely be smart to burn it down and then have a clear lot to sell. The newspaper is now worth Bupkis.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Spidey, 7/13/2013 3:34:46 PM     (No. 9422057)

MSNBC is also in a state of ratings panic. It´s hard to figure out how the rejection of liberalism in the print media and TV news stations are in the toilet,yet left wing politicians hang in there.

It could also be a simple case of news fatigue because people are tired of constantly hearing bad news.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Babsathome, 7/13/2013 4:42:18 PM     (No. 9422114)

This rag isn´t worth the paper it is printed on. They could give away free subscriptions and it wouldn´t be read anyway 99% of the time. NYT jr. Is how I describe it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MirJoy, 7/13/2013 6:06:24 PM     (No. 9422183)

All those people who refer to the paper as "my Globe" are dying off, and no one is taking their places.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 7/13/2013 7:32:18 PM     (No. 9422264)

This is one of the most uplifting stories about the printed press I have read in a long while. Presumably there will be more such stories to come!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: kanphil, 7/13/2013 9:26:37 PM     (No. 9422358)

It´s a crappy paper and its editorial board dances to the tune of Pinch Sulzberger and the NYT.

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