Tag Archives: New York Times

The Grey Lady Goes All the (Native) Way

All the signs of the Times were there. From NiemanLab six weeks ago: Native advertising is growing at The New York Times Capital New York give us a look at The New York Times’ native advertising business in a profile … Continue reading

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Saddest. Headline. Ever. (Alex Rodriguez Edition)

Your humble Made Yankee Fan in Boston has had his ups and downs over the past 40 years, but this just might be the downest. From Thursday’s New York Times:     As Henry II might say, Who will A-Rid me of … Continue reading

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‘Common Sense’ John Haywood Kind of Lacks It

From our Why Not Just Set Your Money on Fire desk As you splendid readers might (or more likely might not) remember, the hardworking staff has dutifully chronicled the per-ad-ulations of one John Haywood, North Carolina rich guy and erstwhile … Continue reading

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That’s Just So Mean! (Martha Chokeley Edition)

Massachusetts Attorney General and gubernatorial wannabe Martha Coakley just can’t escape her past (see: 2010 U.S. Senate special election). Thus – inevitably – this piece by Ben Schreckinger appeared in the latest edition of Politico Magazine.   Martha Chokeley Is … Continue reading

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NYT Slowbituary: David Greenglass, Ratted Out the Rosenbergs

From Page One of today’s New York Times: Interesting that Greenglass’s death went unreported for over three months. Mr. Greenglass died on July 1, a family member confirmed. He was 92. His family did not announce his death; The New … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (Shaquille O’Neal Edition)

From Monday’s New York Times Correction Central: SPORTS A picture caption on Thursday with an article about the Shaq Summit, a daylong seminar about Shaquille O’Neal’s business ventures, misidentified the woman shown watching a presentation with O’Neal. She is Laticia … Continue reading

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John Haywood NYT Ad Trashed by a Different NYT Ad

Last week the hardworking staff noted this two-page ad in the New York Times paid for by political wannabe John Haywood, a South Carolina rich guy who mounted a Quixotic presidential run in the 2012 New Hampshire primary.       We’re … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (FatherEdeh/Peter O Amah Edition)

There was an Embarrassment of International Advocacy Ads (tip o’ the pixel to James Lipton) in yesterday’s New York Times, starting with one about Argentina . . .     . . . followed by one about South Korea . . … Continue reading

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Five-Ring Circus: Selfie Taking an Official Olympic Sport

Many years ago, the hardworking staff was a regular competitor in the annual Carroll Family Olympics™ held at the Big House in Windsor, CT. Trademark moments: The Nancy Carroll 30-Second Asthma Timeout®. The Jack Carroll 30-Minute Cocktail Timeout©. The Jimmy … Continue reading

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Native Is the New Bleak

Marketers Flock to Ads in Sheep’s Clothing First, an introduction: For the past four years, the hardtracking staff at Sneak Adtack has chronicled the explosion of stealth marketing, which attempts to trick out advertising as entertainment or editorial content. From … Continue reading

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