BOSTON HERALD Digital First Media Billionaires Hedge Fund Eliminate Boston’s Top Seasoned Photojournalists & Sports Staff
Boston, MA: by Jack Sullivan Commonwealth Magazine. THE STRUGGLING BOSTON HERALD laid off about 20 more staffers Thursday, including at least two award-winning veteran photographers for a tabloid that thrives on pictures.
Longtime photographer Mark Garfinkel posted on social media that he was let go after reporting for work Thursday morning.
“Goodbye Boston Herald,” Garfinkel, a photographer at the paper for a quarter century, wrote on Twitter. “Today I was let go, w/others. I’ve enjoyed covering events that have occurred in Boston. Thanks to the staff, past/present.”
Calls to several Herald officials, including editor Joe Sciacca, were not returned. Beyond the photo department, it’s unclear who else was laid off. Sources said… Share More: https://commonwealthmagazine.org/media/more-cuts-at-the-herald/
Governor and Mayor Tweets to Mark Garfinkel: