By: Lucia Moses
Litter, Editorial Concerns Cited
Massachusetts’ transportation secretary said there is no way the
state would partner with Metro International in distributing a
new version of its free daily in the Boston mass-transit system,
mainly because of litter and editorial concerns, a spokesman
“Worst-case scenario was, they come out with an editorial
endorsing legalizing marijuana,” the spokesman said. “We don’t
want a message that we can’t control.”
In the real world, the Metro model does not include editorials.
Lucia Moses (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an associate editor covering business for E&P.
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