Tag Archives: Fox News

Ads ‘n’ Ends From the GOP Presidential Bakeoff

In the interest of full disclosure, we should state right off that the dustupping staff dipped in and out of last night’s Republican Presidential Pillowfight on the Fox Business network, mostly because it was mostly boring. But that certainly won’t … Continue reading

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Why Is Katie Couric Consorting with Mitt Romney?

This weekend former Massachusetts governor and relentless presidential candidate Mitt Romney (R-Do You Like Me Now?) is hosting his E2 Summit at an upscale ski resort in Utah, where at least six GOP presidential candidates will show up presumably to get … Continue reading

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Just Call Him Mike Hucksterbee

Former Arkansas governor and current GOP presidential wannabe Mike Huckabee never met a quack product he wasn’t willing to sell (and we’re not even counting his old Fox News panderama). Start with his shilling for a dubious diabetes treatment.     … Continue reading

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Our ‘Beat the Press Party’ Bakeoff (One Town, Two Different Places Edition)

The Great Boston MediaWatch Dogfight this week provides another episode in our long-running One Town, Two Different Places mediadrama. Boston Herald’s underdog Press Party featured this: On Press Party this week we talk about why the media’s attention was so focused … 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

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The NYT Anti-Union Teacher-Bashing Ad?

Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, This New York Times ad is so unfair! It’s the American Federation of Teachers’ fault that Latvia, Estonia, and Vietnam have really good school … Continue reading

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Brown Is The New Block(head)

Of all the nudnik 2016 presidential wannabes (Peter King! Martin O’Malley! Come on down!), Scott Brown (R-Fox News) ranks among the most delusional. But you’d never know that from reading the Boston Herald. Today’s Page One: Inside, the feisty local tabloid … Continue reading

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Fox News Joins Boston Herald Welfare Jihad

As the hardreading staff at Two-Daily Town has chronicled, the Boston Herald is hellbent on blaming the Massachusetts welfare system for the Marathon bombings last week. Now comes the cavalry, compliments of Fox News (via Mediaite). The Five Rails Against Boston … Continue reading

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Remembering Boston’s Own Michael Kelly, Killed Covering War In Iraq

Wall Street Journal columnist Bret Stephens remembered the great Michael Kelly in his op-ed piece yesterday: Michael Kelly had an uncharitable term for the column you are about to read: “The Nice Column.” Nice columns—about ancient enmities overcome and people … Continue reading

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WTF Ad o’ the Week (Star Parker Edition)

From our Whiskey Tango Foxtrot desk CURE – the Center for Urban Renewal and Education – has just released a TV spot attacking gun-control advocates (read: Barack Obama) for trying to strip Black Americans of their right to own firearms … Continue reading

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