Tag Archives: Business Insider

Hack Attack! Salon’s Brutal Takedown of Bigfoot Journalists

Salon’s Alex Pareene has assembled a Top Ten Hackorama of Political Journalists and it’s a corker (tip o’ the pixel to AlterNet). Pareene blowtorches some of the most notable members of the chinstrokerati, “[channeling] each media figure’s ‘unique’ voice — … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (To Half and Half Not Edition)

This week’s installment of the Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight has more than its share of headcratchers. Start, as always with the Underdog: the Boston Herald’s Press Party. The Wayne’s World webcast weighed in on the Jared Remy Saga a week late (they … Continue reading

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‘Business Insider’ Lets Advertiser Inside News Content

Big surprise: Yet another news organization has pimped out its editorial content to a paying customer. From Advertising Age: Business Insider Gives Advertiser Veto Power Over ‘Future of Business’ Edit Mix To Start, Newsroom Stories in Sponsored Section Won’t Include Competitors … Continue reading

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Creepy Commercial o’ the Week (Weight Loss Edition)

An outfit called Medifast is currently running this commercial on cable networks:   How’d they do that? Business Insider had the answer: Filming began in January of last year with a group of Medifast customers who were willing to commit … Continue reading

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Let The Whatever-Billion-Dollar Rumpus Begin! (Week In Review Edition)

Once around the presidential park, James, and don’t spare the horses: • Another Heat-Seeking Mittsile Launched From Chicago From Business Insider: New Obama Campaign Ad Ties Mitt Romney To Notorious Tax Shelter Scandal President Barack Obama‘s presidential campaign released a … Continue reading

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