Tag Archives: Googletron

Totally Opaque Ad o’ the Day (Alvaro Noboa Edition)

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk The hardworking staff has long had a soft spot for ads run by civilians in the New York Times. But this one takes the cake. From Friday’s Times, page A10:     Do you understand … Continue reading

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Is the New England Carpenters Union In-VINCE-able?

Well the Missus and I trundled down to the Public Garden last evening and say, it was swell – beautiful night, beautiful garden. (It was also our 31st wedding anniversary – beautiful! And a good start, yeah?) Along the way, we … Continue reading

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Northeastern Goes National with Full-Page Ads

Northeastern University – the Little College That Could . . . Jack Up Its Cost to $55,000 per annum – has gone full-page boogie in a new advertising campaign. From Monday’s Boston Globe:     The same ad ran in Monday’s New … Continue reading

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Did Michael Bloomberg Run Another NYT Ad Praising Michael Bloomberg?

The hardworking staff – and Dr. Ads – have been on this question like Brown on Williamson: Who are the Appreciative New Yorkers who’ve run this ad in the New York Times – twice? Since we first asked, those Appreciative … Continue reading

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Downtown Scotty Brown Moves To Wall Street (Journal)

The peripatetic Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) has taken his Hamlet, New Hampshire act to the Big Town. From the Weekend Wall Street Journal: Former Senator Weighs a Race Next Door Former Republican Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts likes to joke that … Continue reading

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The Art Of The (Anti-)Matter

This full-page ad appeared in yesterday’s New York Times:   The Art To Fight Violence website says only this about the initiative.     But go to the Googletron and you’ll find this (via the Huffington Post): Controversial Art Project Addressing Violence … Continue reading

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Boston Globe A Day Late, Charlie Card Short On MBTA Ring Story?

From our stately local broadsheet’s The Hive on Monday: This ring guarantees easy access to the T Sick of fishing through your purse or flashing your wallet every time you ride the MBTA? A Kickstarter project, Sesame Ring, is offering stylish RFID … Continue reading

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Google’s Newest Search Results: Sponsored Content

From our State-of-the-Cuisinart Marketing desk The Googletron will not be pwned! From Search Engine Land: As News Publications Experiment With Sponsored Content, Google Says Keep It Out Of Google News News publications having “sponsored content “deals are on the rise, and Google’s apparently … Continue reading

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Herald Op-Ed: Mass. GOP = Gone Off Party

It’s a rare day when the local dailies crisscross, but count today as one of them: A liberal Boston Globe columnist puts on the pompoms for Bay State Republicans, while a conservative Herald thumbsucker goes all frowny-faced on them. Start … Continue reading

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NYT Art Market Report Produces NYT Art Market Ad

Several days ago the New York Times featured a front-page piece on the state of the big-bucks fine art market: As Art Values Rise, So Do Concerns About Market’s Oversight When some of the world’s richest people gather for the … Continue reading

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