Tag Archives: Buzzfeed

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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NYT’s David Carr Catches Up To Sneak Adtack

The hardtracking staff yields to no man in its admiration for New York Times media critic David Carr, whose columns are invariably insightful and informative. Regarding his piece in Monday’s Times, though – frankly, we were there first. But Carr did a nice … Continue reading

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New York Times Jockeys Its Way Into Native Advertising Steeplechase

Move over, BuzzFeed and Gawker. The New York Times is joining you in the branded content bakeoff. From Advertising Age: New York Times Weaves Custom Ads Into ‘Snow Fall’-Like ‘The Jockey’ ‘This Time We Learned From Our Mistakes’ “The Jockey,” The … Continue reading

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The Sneak in Review: Sponsored Content Ads ‘n’ Ends

Once around the park, James, and don’t spare the horses. The ‘Dawn’ of a New Documentary Procter & Gamble has launched a seven-part web series called The Big Picture that “showcases how the consumer products giant’s Dawn [dishwashing detergent] is … Continue reading

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