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Strange Adfellows for Net Neutrality: AT&T and . . . Burger King?
As the rumpus over the fate of net neutrality continues, it’s not just 21 states and the District of Columbia pushing back against the FCC decision to neuter neutrality. It’s also advertisers. Exhibit AT&T: This full-page ad that’s been running … Continue reading
MFA Says Security Guards Have No Beef in Contract Tussle
As you splendid readers might recall, on Monday the hardworking staff detailed the ongoing dustup between the Museum of Fine Arts and the Museum Independent Security Union over a new contract and what the union says are irresponsible personnel cuts. Exhibit A: … Continue reading
MFA = Many Fondled Artworks? That’s What Union Says
Well the Missus and I trundled over to the Museum of Fine Arts on Saturday and what did we find at the Huntington Avenue entrance but union members with picket signs calling for a new contract and restoration of union security … Continue reading
The Day the Hardworking Staff at Campaign Outsider Went Viral
Full disclosure: The hardworking staff has a small but deeply disturbed following at Campaign Outsider, and we appreciate each and every one of you splendid readers. But yesterday something entirely unexpected happened: We went sort of viral on Facebook. It … Continue reading
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Presidential Candidates: Want Free Ads? It’s a Snap(chat)!
The news media love to label things, and presidential elections are no exception. So 2000 was the Hanging Chad Election, 2004 was the Internet Election, 2008 was the Facebook Election, and 2012 was the Twitter Election (with this dissent). But the … Continue reading
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Starbucks Is Not Just a Coffee Shop
You think the Seattle-based coffee chain is just a place to plant yourself, open your MacBook Air, and drink some overpriced Charbucks Latte? No. Starbucks is not just another outpost in Laptopistan. Starbucks is . . . a lifestyle brand. A … Continue reading