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Apparently Michael Bloomberg Did NOT Pay for a NYT Ad Praising Michael Bloomberg

As you splendid readers of this thing might remember, last month the hardworking staff wondered about this full-page ad that ran – twice – in the New York Times.     What we wondered, specifically, was whether outgoing New York … Continue reading

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Did Michael Bloomberg Run Another NYT Ad Praising Michael Bloomberg?

The hardworking staff – and Dr. Ads – have been on this question like Brown on Williamson: Who are the Appreciative New Yorkers who’ve run this ad in the New York Times – twice? Since we first asked, those Appreciative … Continue reading

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Did Michael Bloomberg Pay For A NYT Ad Praising Michael Bloomberg?

Saturday’s New York Times featured this full-page hagiographic ad about outgoing New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, courtesy of “Appreciative New Yorkers.” Turns out Appreciative New Yorkers don’t really exist, as the irrepressible Dr. Ads documented here. So who paid for … Continue reading

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Gawker Channels Dr. Ads!

Snarknado website Gawker featured this item yesterday: New York Times Doesn’t Know Who Bought Strange Pro-Bloomberg Ad     Late last year, print readers of  The New York Times discovered a full-page color ad, signed by a group called “Appreciative New Yorkers,” touting … Continue reading

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NYT Hires Bloomberg Pariah Michael Forsythe. Quid Pro Quo, Yes?

So Bloomberg News reporter Michael Forsythe, who leaked a big story last fall to the New York Times about Bloomberg News spiking his report about corruption among China’s political leaders, gets fired by Bloomberg News and then hired by the Times. Pay … Continue reading

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Did NYT Public Editor Just Endorse Pay-for-Play?

In her New York Times column today, Public Editor Margaret Sullivan takes on The Thorny Challenge of Covering China. Thorny in two ways for the Times: First because the Chinese government is aggressively responding to news organizations that produce coverage critical … Continue reading

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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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NYT Hosts A Going-Away Party For Michael Bloomberg

Sunday’s New York Times was a veritable Chuck E. Cheese party for Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who is soon vacating the position after three not uncontroversial terms. Page One appetizer: (Also shown: the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, but our screengrab … Continue reading

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Dr. Evil Targets Mike Bloomberg

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposed crackdown on big sugary drinks is going over like the metric system. Exhibit A: This full-page New York Times the American Beverage Association ran on Friday. Exhibit B: This full-page ad the Center for … Continue reading

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‘Mistah Kurtz – he dead’

MediaBistro’s Fishbowl DC has a thing about CNN/Daily Beast media hall monitor Howie Kurtz, who hit the daily double yesterday in the online dishateria. Hit #1: Mediaite Takes Kurtz to Woodshed Mediaite‘s White House reporter Tommy “I want to punch Wonkette’s dick writers  in … Continue reading

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