Tag Archives: The Daily Beast

Confessions of a Journo-Sneak

As the hardtracking staff has previously noted, journalists have been two-time losers in the native advertising dodge. They’re either 1) bypassed by their publications (a good thing in our estimation, a bad thing in their bank accounts), or 2) hired … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The Starbucks Shutdown Ad?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, I was enjoying a latte at the Coolidge Corner Starbucks and reading the New York Times yesterday when I came across this ad: … Continue reading

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Is Google Gmailing You Ads?

So it turns out Google’s not just reading your gmails, it’s sorting them too. Here’s the message Google has sent to all its Gmailers: Of course, lots of people are Gpissed about it, as Winston Ross’s piece in the Daily Beast noted . . … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Mitt Romney & The Detroit Wheels Edition)

Mitt Romney is to the Republican presidential nomination what Ramen noodles are to college students: The candidate of last resort. As such, the Michigan primary could well be Romney’s Last Supper, at least according to the Washington Post: For Romney, … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Daily Beast Edition)

Smart Daily Beast piece by New York ad gal Judith Grey rounding up the GOP presidential primary ads in Florida. Representative excerpts: Mitt Romney is enduring attack ads—accurate and otherwise –by the Gingrich campaign and the pro-Gingrich super PAC Winning Our Future; … Continue reading

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We’re #1! Boston Is America’s Drunkest City

No more inferiority complex for Bostonians – The Daily Beast has issued its 2011 list of America’s Drunkest Cities, and Boston is the tightest of them all. And just so you know this isn’t drunk – er, junk – science, … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Nation (Tina Brown Tantrum Edition)

(Note: The hardworking staff started writing this post last night, but then Verizon crashed its Internet service and it’s still not working but we’re elsewhere now, so . . . ) Things are getting downright beastly at NewsBeast, the shotgun … Continue reading

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We’re Number One! . . . And Two! . . . And Three!

Another survey from The Daily Beast, this time the 25 Best and Worst Health-Care Cities. And Massachusetts occupies the top three spots. Clocking in at Number One – no, not Boston – Springfield: Overall health care coverage: 95% Age 18 … Continue reading

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Massachusetts: The ‘You’re Okay’ State

To commemorate Martin Luther King Day, The Daily Beast published a piece on the 20 Most Tolerant States, based on these criteria: In honor of today’s national holiday, and mindful of the debate fostered by the massacre in Tucson nine … Continue reading

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The Bristol Stomp

From our Palindrome desk: Official Campaign Outsider Survey®: Is Bristol Palin Being Propped Up On ‘Dancing with the Stars’ By Tea Partiers Or What? Bristol – and Mama Sarah – say, sort of, no. From an Associated Press piece in Saturday’s … Continue reading

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