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Northeastern University’s National Ad Campaign, Part II

As the hardworking staff previously noted, Northeastern University launched an advertising campaign last week that included this full-page ad in the Boston Globe, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal. Turns out, we didn’t know the half of … Continue reading

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Markey/Lynch People’s Pledge: On The Ledge?

It’s starting to look like the People’s Pledge Ed Markey and Stephen Lynch authored – to bar third-party advertising campaigns from the Democratic primary for the Massachusetts U.S. Senate seat vacated by John Kerry – might be in danger of … Continue reading

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‘Break Up The Giants!’

The hardworking staff, which grew up in New York during the ’50s, never hated the Giants for moving to San Francisco in 1957. We outsourced that to our relatives in Queens, the same way we let our cousins in Brooklyn … Continue reading

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Barry Bonds Is Not A Mensch. But Lance Williams And Mark Fainaru-Wada Are.

As alleged serial steroid abuser Barry (Hey, My Head’s Not That Big) Bonds stands in the dock for lying to a grand jury, it’s instructive to remember that none of this would have happened without the dogged (and daunting) efforts … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Gone-icle

The hardworking staff is in San Francisco for the National Communication Association convention (don’t ask), and so we immediately picked up Monday’s edition of the San Francisco Chronicle. You know how Gertrude Stein said about Oakland, “There’s no there there”? … Continue reading

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