Boston Globe to start printing, delivering Boston Herald

Boston Globe
Later this month, The Boston Globe will start printing and delivering the Boston Herald — a move that will enable the tabloid to reduce delivery expenses. About 50 truck drivers and other delivery personnel will lose their jobs. Globe Publisher Christopher M. Mayer called it an “advantageous business opportunity” that makes sense given the overlap in both papers’ distribution. The Globe will deliver the Herald’s city edition Sunday through Friday and will print the paper’s full press run on Saturdays. The Globe will also start delivering other publications that the Herald currently distributes, including Barron’s magazine and New England editions of the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal. Printing and delivery work is a growing part of the Globe, which already prints a couple other papers in Massachusetts. Editorial operations at the Globe and the Herald will remain separate.

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  • Anonymous

    I’m not a sports fan so it doesn’t matter to me, but on one site I visit, writers report it’s not uncommon for the “Boston” Herald to have partial scores for Friday night baseball games (the Red Sox’s Friday games are almost ALWAYS at night), so if the Saturday edition is printed in Chicopee, this may well  continue.   A friend of mine who HATES the Globe’s politics says he gets the paper for its sports section (I assume he was talking about the print edition.  I’ll have to ask him if he is a subscriber to their new paywall online edition.)

  • Lean Muscle X

    I prefer the Metro, which basically just gives you abridged articles
    from the Globe, and moreover it’s free. So, you don’t pay anything, and
    you get the main details without all the filler.