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‘The Chicago Tribune’ Treats ‘The Boston Globe’ to Pizza

For all the talk about how this weekend spelled out “the death of traditional journalism” owing to Twitter’s live feed of the manhunt for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, it soon became apparent that such claims were a trifle premature. While Twitter and Reddit got very little right when it came to their chaotic, mob-ruled reporting (at around midnight, they had all but convinced the public that a missing student from Brown University was responsible), The Boston Globe quietly turned in an incredible week of expert journalism. trouncing even major news media outlets like CNN and Fox News in terms of factual, hard-hitting reports. Even The Chicago Tribune had to recognize the Globe’s home run, and sent pizzas to the entire staff today to both comfort them for their loss and congratulate them on their reporting. Classy move from a classy town, Tribune

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