Tag Archives: Buzzfeed

Ickiest Quote o’ the . . . Ever (Donald Trump Edition)

From our Quote o’ the Day desk Yesterday, Politico (who else? well, maybe BuzzFeed) ran this exhaustive/exhausting listicle. The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said Would you vote for this man? 1. “… don’t let the … Continue reading

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Let the $9b Rumpus Begin! (Ad Early and Often Edition)

The air wars of Dustup 2016™ have gone from zero to :30 in no time flat. So the hardwatching staff is pleased to provide this handy clip ‘n’ save guide to the preliminary rounds, which range from the Presidential Donnybrook to the … Continue reading

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Romney for President: InterMittion!

From our new Mitt-Mash desk The indefatigable Andrew Kaczynski posted this listicle on BuzzFeed yesterday. 31 Completely Normal Things Mitt Romney Did After Losing The Election The candidate’s daughter-in-law has run an active mommy blog for years and it’s full … Continue reading

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Scott Brown Is So Phony, Even His Ads Are Faked

Accidental Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) has always struck us as a manufactured item, and his latest ad in the 2014 New Hampshire Senate rumpus only cements that impression. From BuzzFeed‘s Dorsey Shaw: Scott Brown’s Campaign Ads Feature Green Screened Stock Footage … Continue reading

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To Know Trump (BuzzFeed Buzzsaw Edition)

The Donald got blowtorched by BuzzFeed last week and, man, it was sweet. Nut graf: [Donald] Trump can no longer escape the fact that his political “career” — a long con that the blustery billionaire has perpetrated on the country … Continue reading

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Scott Brown Goes Shirtless, Clueless

The relentless Andrew Kaczynski just posted this at BuzzFeed: Scott Brown Sent Out An Email Featuring A Vaccine Truther And Conspiracy Theorist An odd email from the former Massachusetts senator. Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is thinking of running for … Continue reading

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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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Native Advertising Isn’t All That Viral? No Matter – It’s Still Dangerous

Smart piece in Adweek about the virality of native advertising. Native Advertising Wasn’t Really So Viral in 2013 New Sharethrough report shows how few sponsored stories popped  Are we so sure that all this sponsored content is worth the trouble? Native advertising … Continue reading

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State Of The Cuisinart Marketing #Umpteen: Everyone Jump In The Branded Content Pool!

Once upon a time (about three months ago), branded content – read: ads in sheep’s clothing – was pretty much the exclusive province of online publishers from BuzzFeed to Gawker to TheAtlantic.com. That was then. Now mainstream news organizations are on branded … Continue reading

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The Sneak in Review: Branded Content Lightning Round

The hardtracking staff has a cliporama piling up, so we’re passing it on to you. Who’s Behind the Sponsored Content at BuzzFeed, Gawker, Hearst and WashPo? Lede: What good is native advertising if it doesn’t talk like a native? To … Continue reading

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