The Undignified Departure of Bob Kerr and the Death of Journalism

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Bob Kerr

Over the past 24 hours, Rhode Island Public Radio and The Boston Globe reported that longtime columnist Bob Kerr was called into a conference room in the Providence Journal’s Fountain Street bunker-like headquarters and informed of his dismissal and the details of his severance package. The more than 43 years of impeccable journalism and commentary produced by one man and cherished by thousands of readers across Southern New England dissipated in ten minutes, merely a formality than an expression of gratitude or thanksgiving.

The flame kindled by Kerr for so long was extinguished, Continue reading The Undignified Departure of Bob Kerr and the Death of Journalism