The ascension of a wealthy local owner may represent the best possible outcome for the Globe. Nevertheless there are questions Henry will have to answer soon -- starting with the fate of publisher Christopher Mayer and editor Brian McGrory.
The New York Times is the most important newsgathering source in the U.S. and, in that capacity, a public trust in which we all have an interest. Times readers deserve a more detailed analysis of the quarterly report and the company's strategies.
"It's not print paper that I value for itself of all things; it's the ability to keep in place this fantastic news gathering machine. If economics change enough, if people don't want print paper, then why should we put out a print paper?"