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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The NYC Girls Project?

Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Did you see this story in the New York Times yesterday? City Unveils a Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem The fashion industry and Madison Avenue are … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Full Metal Racket Edition)

This morning, The Daily Caller published what was essentially an NRA press release under the headline, “Gunny wants you to register to vote!” Opening paragraphs: Too many Americans, for one reason or another, have chosen to sit on the sidelines by … 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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An Embarrassment Of Riches (Newt Gingrich Edition)

Today’s New York Times features a Political Memo that puts the accent on Newt Gingrich: All That Glitters May Redefine Run by Gingrich WASHINGTON — To the long list of rich-guy foibles that turned into defining campaign moments — John … Continue reading

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Mickey Kaus: Double Dip

Slate blogiator Mickey Kaus is leading two lives. The longtime author of Kausfiles decided last month to launch a quixotic challenge to Barbara Boxer (D-They Call Me Senator Boxer) in California’s Democratic Senate primary. One problem: What to do about … Continue reading

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Clove Hurts

Excellent A-Hed in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: To the FDA, This Indonesian Smoke Is Close but No Cigar The story: Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — unless the Food and Drug Administration and a congressional committee think it … Continue reading

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