Tag Archives: Buzzfeed

WSJ Follows NYT Into VR

As the hardtracking staff at our kissin’ cousin Sneak Adtack has noted, the New York Times is knee-deep into virtual reality reporting – and the native advertising opportunities it represents. Pop quiz: Which of these is paid content?     Clear … Continue reading

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Grey Lady Goes All the Way with Native Ads

As the hardtracking staff has repeatedly noted (see here and here and here just for starters), the New York Times is up to its neck in native advertising. (Our personal favorite is the Russian nesting ads – a Times print … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends From the Campaign Trail

Itemizing some deductions from the 2016 presidential race. Item: Local TV Stations Love All White House Wannabes Nobody profits from a presidential race more than the broadcast and cable outlets in the early primary states. From Bloomberg Politics: Local TV … Continue reading

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Doug Flutie Saying Hail Marys Vs. Trump For Prez

Football hero Doug Flutie says he doesn’t want former United States Football League boss Donald Trump quarterbacking Team America. The maestro of the last-minute miracle would prefer that Trump lose the game he’s currently playing. Via the tireless Andrew Kaczynski at … Continue reading

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Ickiest Quote o’ the . . . Ever (Donald Trump Edition)

From our Quote o’ the Day desk Yesterday, Politico (who else? well, maybe BuzzFeed) ran this exhaustive/exhausting listicle. The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said Would you vote for this man? 1. “… don’t let the … Continue reading

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Let the $9b Rumpus Begin! (Ad Early and Often Edition)

The air wars of Dustup 2016™ have gone from zero to :30 in no time flat. So the hardwatching staff is pleased to provide this handy clip ‘n’ save guide to the preliminary rounds, which range from the Presidential Donnybrook to the … Continue reading

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Romney for President: InterMittion!

From our new Mitt-Mash desk The indefatigable Andrew Kaczynski posted this listicle on BuzzFeed yesterday. 31 Completely Normal Things Mitt Romney Did After Losing The Election The candidate’s daughter-in-law has run an active mommy blog for years and it’s full … Continue reading

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Scott Brown Is So Phony, Even His Ads Are Faked

Accidental Sen. Scott Brown (R-Elsewhere) has always struck us as a manufactured item, and his latest ad in the 2014 New Hampshire Senate rumpus only cements that impression. From BuzzFeed‘s Dorsey Shaw: Scott Brown’s Campaign Ads Feature Green Screened Stock Footage … Continue reading

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To Know Trump (BuzzFeed Buzzsaw Edition)

The Donald got blowtorched by BuzzFeed last week and, man, it was sweet. Nut graf: [Donald] Trump can no longer escape the fact that his political “career” — a long con that the blustery billionaire has perpetrated on the country … Continue reading

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Scott Brown Goes Shirtless, Clueless

The relentless Andrew Kaczynski just posted this at BuzzFeed: Scott Brown Sent Out An Email Featuring A Vaccine Truther And Conspiracy Theorist An odd email from the former Massachusetts senator. Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is thinking of running for … Continue reading

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