Barney Bushkin was the editor of the Daily Globe, the Daily Bugle's main competitor. Peter Parker once sold him exclusive photos of Spider-Man, but Bushkin's overbearing personality and his questions on how Parker managed to take the photos convinced him to stay with the Daily Bugle.
Later Bushkin was kidnapped by Electro and the Blizzard who were trying blackmail both Bushkin and J. Jonah Jameson into handing over their paper's payrolls. However Spider-Man and Daredevil defeated the villains.
Subsequently the Globe's new owner, K.J. Clayton, demanded Bushkin obtain Parker's services for the Globe. Parker was dropped from the Bugle and accepted an offer from the Globe where Buskin gave him a salaried position and was highly supportive. However he also at times assigned Parker to work with April Maye despite the two not getting on. Following an attempted hostile takeover of the Globe by Rupert Dockery, including the attempted murder of Clayton, publication of the paper was suspended and Bushkin was temporarily out of a job. When it was revived he employed Eddie Brock as a jounalist.
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