Monday, April 6th, 2009
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The Boston Globe, as it was

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