|The "What it means to you" box on The Record's front page on Friday distilled the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the health-care law into easily understood elements. Good work.|
There has been one constant since a veteran New York Times editor took over The Record's newsroom in late January:
The assignment and news copy desks -- which long ago gave up the pretense of serious local journalism -- have been unable to keep up with the demands of Editor Marty Gottlieb, who is trying to give readers news coverage that approaches the length, depth and complexity of The Times itself.
As a result, local-news reporters are being pulled off their beats at an alarming rate, and assignment and copy editors are making serious errors in news stories -- even those on Page 1 -- that are rarely corrected.
Page 1 error
Local news suffers
"Lisa Gladwell spent weeks trawling for affordable health care after she was lost her job [my italics] ..."