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U.S. Tobacco Companies Run Ads Attacking Themselves

From our M.C. Escher desk Yesterday, this full-page ad ran in about 50 major U.S. newspapers.   And for the next year, this TV spot will run five times a week during prime time on ABC, NBC, and CBS.     … Continue reading

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NYT’s David Barboza Is One Kick-Ass Reporter

The hardworking staff has long admired the work of New York Times correspondent David Barboza, who, according to the Times website, “was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting ‘for his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese … Continue reading

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Free The Philip Morris Whatever!

Good news for the last three smokers in America. Altria, the Potemkin corporation that fronts for Philip Moris, has just established a front group for itself. Via Convenience Store Decisions: Altria’s tobacco operating companies launched Citizens for Tobacco Rights, a Website for … Continue reading

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