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Why Advertisers Barely Outrank Politicians, Lobbyists, and Car Salesmen

Admen aren’t called hucksters for nothing. Exhibit Umpteen: They barely moved the needle in this recent Gallup poll on Honesty/Ethics in Professions.   Fourteen percent. Ouch. And here’s why, from the current issue of Consumer Reports. (Tip o’ the pixel … Continue reading

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Sign o’ the Time: Everything for Sale at Newsweekly

The Boston Sunday Globe featured this full-page ad on A12 yesterday. Two things, for starters: 1) The whole Time Dealer of the Year Awards looks suspiciously like a pay-for-play scheme. 2) There is no this: At least not outside the … Continue reading

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Public/Private Sector Compensation Bakeoff (Karl Rove Edition)

Just before the Banana Republic of Wisconsin eliminated both collective bargaining rights and voting rights, deep-pockets political action committee Crossroads GPS, a wholly owned subsidiary of America’s billionaires and America’s bilious Karl Rove, launched a reported $750,000 ad campaign “taking … Continue reading

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