A quick look back:
Some thought it mildly symbolic that on the day ”Jurassic Park” opened in the movie theaters, it was announced that more than a billion dollars would be paid for a daily newspaper. ”Dinosaurs,” newspapers have been called, in this age of television, cable, fiber optics, audiotex and cellular communications. Yet New York Times Co. formally announced yesterday it would pay $1.1 billion for The Boston Globe.
Boston Globe, “Globe Sale Points To Newspapers’ Strength,” June 12, 1993