Tag Archives: Googletron

Why Are the News Media Ignoring Evan Falchuk?

Is it just us, or is the Massachusetts news media ignoring at least the subhed from last night’s election results? Try this: Martha Coakley Loses to Evan Falchuk Here’s the final vote tally (via the Boston Globe): What Falchuk has … Continue reading

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

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk As the hardworking staff recently noted, some guy named Alvaro Noboa is involved in some kind of legal rumpus that has led him to run some lawyered-up ads in the New York Times. His … Continue reading

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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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