Tag Archives: David Carr

Welcome to the 2016 Billion-Dollar Digital Adlection

If the 2004 presidential campaign was the Internet Election, and the 2008 campaign was the Social Media Election, and the 2012 campaign was the Twitter Election, then the 2016 presidential campaign is the Digital Ad Election. From USA Today: TV, … Continue reading

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NYT’s David Carr Catches Up To Sneak Adtack

The hardtracking staff yields to no man in its admiration for New York Times media critic David Carr, whose columns are invariably insightful and informative. Regarding his piece in Monday’s Times, though – frankly, we were there first. But Carr did a nice … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Times Co. Town (Paywall Edition)

As newspaper revenues continue to go down like the Hindenburg, more and more dailies are looking to erect paywalls to corral new cashflow. Exhibit Umpteen: The Washington Post. From David Carr’s post on the New York Times Media Decoder blog (via Politico’s Playbook) … Continue reading

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Daisey Chain Entangles David Sedaris

The Mike Daisey rumpus over his fabrications about Apple’s manufacturing practices has put formerly bulletproof David Sedaris in the crosshairs. But not with everyone. From David Carr’s New York Times column today: Mr. Daisey’s one-man show, “The Agony and the Ecstasy … Continue reading

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David Carr Gets It Wrong

New York Times columnist David Carr writes about Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC today (welcome to the party, DC),  and as usual has some interesting things to say. Except . . . He’s got the name of the Super PAC wrong. … Continue reading

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Keith Olbermann: Like Rolling Stone

Your weekend assignment, splendid readers, is to compare and contrast – in clear idiomatic English – the Keith Olbermann profile in the Sunday New York Times Magazine and the Keith Olbermann interview in the, er, current edition of Rolling Stone. … Continue reading

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