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The Sneak in Review: What’s Brewing in StealthWorld

Once around the park, James, and don’t spare the sources! Native formats will take over digital channels this year, according to J.P. Morgan analysts. That means ads in sheep’s clothing will dominate the digital flock. So let’s call the roll of some … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What the-? National Enquirer Runs Full-Page Ad in New York Times!

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, There I was, minding my own business and reading Wednesday’s New York Times, when I came across this.     So, wait a … Continue reading

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Our 2013 ‘State of the Cuisinart Marketing’ Address

Recipe for marketing in the 21st Century: Ingredients 1 part news 1 part entertainment 1 part advertising Directions Combine in blender. Hit puree. Serves: Everyone but the Jurassic types who think you have a right to know when you’re being advertised … Continue reading

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Jack Shafer: Why Leaks Are Good For You

In the wake of New York Times reports about U.S. Iranian cyberattacks and Taliban drone attacks, excellent Reuters media critic Jack Shafer has a smart post on why classified-information leaks should be celebrated, not denigrated. The most significant leaks, especially of … Continue reading

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Scion Of The Times Makes Front-Page News

The New York Times roll-your-own tradition has continued with the recent coming-out party of A.G. Sulzberger, the latest entrant in the family business. From the start his sinecure propelled the Nepotism Patrol into DEFCON 4 – but not so fast wrote … Continue reading

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Free The Jack Shafer One!

Slate has announced layoffs that include media critic Jack Shafer (via Romenesko). Shafer says he’ll continue to be a contributor to Slate, but still, that’s just wrong. O tempora! O moreso!

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