Boston Globe | Washington Post
Talks intensified just before 10 p.m Sunday when Globe management issued an ultimatum to the unions: Agree to major financial and contract concessions or the Times Co. would begin the shutdown process. || Howard Kurtz: The Boston Newspaper Guild promptly called the shutdown notice a "bullying" tactic. || Boston Herald: Union's resolve to protect lifetime job guarantees begins to crumble.
> Two unions say they've reached agreements on concessions