Tag Archives: Mediaite

Why Are Mark Halperin and Katie Couric Cavorting with the Romneys?

As the hardworking staff previously noted, Yahoo! News anchor Katie Couric was a (paid?) speaker at this weekend’s Mittapalooza for myriad GOP presidential hopefuls looking for some love – but mostly money – from Mitt Romney’s deep-pocketed friends. But it turns … Continue reading

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What Can Brown Do for New Hampshire? (Pickup Truck Edition)

On Monday former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) will launch the first TV spot in his Quixotic Quest to become a Two State Senator (pat. pending) by beating Democratic incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire. From Politico’s Morning Score: SCOTT BROWN … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Zimmerman Verdict Edition)

From our Walt Whitman desk Stop the presses! The Boston Herald made The Newseum’s Top Ten Front Pages on Monday. Here’s the text . . . Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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FTC’s Stealth-Ad Warning Not Strong Enough

This week the Federal Trade Commission addressed the blurring of the lines between advertising and editorial content on search engines. From MediaPost: Search engines are increasingly blurring the differences between paid ads and organic listings, the Federal Trade Commission said on … Continue reading

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Robert Kraft: Putin Stole My Super Bowl Ring

Talk about Patriotic! The New York Post reports that Pats owner Robert Kraft wasn’t exactly telling the truth in 2005 when he said he’d given his Super Bowl ring to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin just took it, which is … Continue reading

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Fox News Joins Boston Herald Welfare Jihad

As the hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town has chronicled, the Boston Herald is hellbent on blaming the Massachusetts welfare system for the Marathon bombings last week. Now comes the cavalry, compliments of Fox News (via Mediaite). The Five Rails Against Boston … Continue reading

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Idiotic Quotes o’ the Day (Bar(h)ack Obama Edition)

Via Mediaite: MSNBC’s Axelrod And Gibbs Deny ‘Pro-Obama’ Allegations, Claim Mantle Of ‘Independent’ Analysis MSNBC’s hiring of former high-ranking Obama staffers David Axelrod [Obama’s Narrator] and Robert Gibbs [former Obama White House press secretary] once again puts the network in the position of having to defend … Continue reading

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Globe (Almost) Catches Up To Campaign Outsider Re: ‘Saggy Pants’ Nags

Today’s Boston Globe features this story Metro Page One: Alliance cracks down on teens’ sagging pants Cable TV ad campaign seeks to discourage the rogue fashion If there is a look that defines hip-hop, then 13-year-old David Dollar Montana has … Continue reading

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The Search For The Black Mental Health Alliance Of Massachusetts

As the hardworking staff noted yesterday, there’s been something of a web kerfuffle over the Saggy Pants Video released on Tuesday by the Black Mental Health Alliance of Massachusetts. In addition to The Atlantic, Mediaite, the National Review Online and … Continue reading

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Naggy Pants Ad Is Mass. Deception

Yesterday afternoon the hardsurfing staff came across this on Mediaite: Bizarre PSA To Massachusetts Youth: ‘Pull Up Your Pants’… Or You Could Go To Prison The Black Mental Health Alliance of Massachusettshas a message for kids who like to wear their … Continue reading

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