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The Boston Globe


Kevin Cullen

Changes are in the air for The Boston Globe

Many moons ago, when my hair was still black and Ronald Reagan was still president, Rupert ­Murdoch saved the Boston Herald by buying it.

A group of young turks was hired to reverse the tabloid’s sinking fortunes, and soon the newsroom was swimming in talent and enthusiasm. It launched the ­Boston careers of some of the more enduring figures in the local newspaper game: Frank Phillips, Brian Mooney, Shelley ­Murphy, Andy Gully, Matt Carroll, Joe ­Sciacca, Gayle Fee.

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