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John Henry buys Boston Globe – the paper that blamed ‘grotty’ Liverpool fans for Hillsborough

by | 3rd, August 2013

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LIVERPOOL FC owner John Henry is buying the Boston Globe for $70m from the  New York Times Co. , who bought the newspaper in 993 for $1.1 billion. Says Henry, who also owns the Boston Red Sox:

“The Boston Globe’s award-winning journalism as well as its rich history and tradition of excellence have established it as one of the most well respected media companies in the country.”

Globe editor Brian McGrory assures a lack of owner influence:

“We have no plans whatsoever to change our Red Sox coverage specifically, or our sports coverage in general, nor will we be asked. The Globe’s sports reporting and commentary is the gold standard in the industry.” 

Back in 2010, the Globe covered Henry’s takeover

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