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Tag Archives: Appreciative New Yorkers
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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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
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
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
Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up with the ‘Appreciative New Yorkers’ Bloomberg Brownnose Ad?
Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Say, that’s some magnificent ad on the back page of Saturday’s New York Times A-section, yeah? In case you missed it: Is that … Continue reading