Oh how delightful it must be to hear your boss say those words. Not your immediate supervisor, or the manager above her/him, or the manager above her/him. No, no. Go all the way to the top. The chairman and chief executive officer.
That, in essence, is what employees of the Hartford Courant heard this week. From the top.
This is a really bad time for all of us who work for advertising-supported media. We report it, and we live what we report. There is no escape.
But when the Big Guy calls buying the institution you work for a “mistake,” that’s gotta (and I know I promised I wouldn’t use this word) suck. Huge. Continuing condolences to the bloodied survivors on Broad Street.