Boston Globe, give it up already

Boston Globe, give it up already

PE Bias Grade : B-

By: Allen Nitschelm on March 9, 2020 | Article Review

This is a review of the following Boston Globe Article:
Article Title Inside final days of Warren’s run
Date 03/08/2020
Article Link Boston Globe ( Page A1 )
Syndicated From N/A
Journalist Jess Bidgood
Liz Goodwin
Article Summary

Globe gives behind-the-scenes look into Warren campaign.

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[Post Warren Report # 67-2020]

Some people—or organizations—don’t know when to quit.

Take the Boston Globe, whose top story in the Sunday Globe was about…Elizabeth Warren. They need to give up this fascination with this woman, yet they persist.

You remember Warren, right? She was the also-ran Democrat candidate for President who never really gained traction after her frequent lies about her background were exposed, and who dropped out of the primary last Thursday having won zero states. She won a handful of delegates by a couple of third-place finishes because the Democrats like to apportion delegates to all who get above 15%, their version of a trophy for every participant like is done on kids’ soccer fields.

But the breaking headline news in the Sunday Boston Globe is another tedious article about the Native Daughter? What, has the coronavirus subsided? I guess no news is good news if this is the lead story.

Haven’t the Globe readers been humiliated enough by this paper’s pandering and biased coverage of the Warren campaign? Apparently not. Readers are just thirsting for more “behind-the-scenes” details. Unfortunately, Bailey was not the subject of this article.

Who decided to run the cemetery plot below the Warren story (see photo two)? That, at least, was brilliant.

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