|Owner(s)||American City Business Journals|
|Publisher||Carolyn M. Jones|
|Headquarters||70 Franklin St|
The newspaper was founded by Robert Bergenheim and launched its first issue on March 2, 1981. The newspaper was originally named "P&L The Boston Business Journal" ("P&L" stood for profit and loss). However, "P&L" was later dropped from the name. Bergenheim was a former publisher of the Boston Herald. Before that, he was an editor at the Christian Science Monitor.
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