Ex-Boston Globe reporter tells skyscraper foes to 'comment and comment and comment' on paper's site

Former Globe development reporter Tom Palmer -- now a PR consultant -- tells clients that online comments are "an important and even necessary way to influence opinion" and newspapers "don't like it, and some of them are even considering getting rid of the 'comment' feature because it clearly weakens their power." He gives detailed commenting instructions.
> Earlier: "One of the unsung good guys is leaving the Globe"

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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