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Rarer Than the Eclipse! Wall Street Journal Runs Ad in NYT!

Here’s something else you’ll see about once every hundreds years: The Wall Street Journal taking out a full-page ad in the Sunday New York Times.   The hardsipping staff  has no idea how many Times readers will discover the WSJwine … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Moneti$es Yet Another of Her Journalists

As the hardworking staff has diligently chronicled, the New York Times is turning itself into a full-service, well, service. Travel agency, tchotchke shop, conference center – you name it, the Times will do it. For money, of course. Now comes the … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Opens the Kimono All the Way

As the hard tracking staff at Sneak Adtack has dutifully noted, the New York Times is increasingly blurring the line between advertising and editorial. Especially prevalent are the Russian nesting ads the Times has developed – advertising in the print … Continue reading

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More Pom Poms From News Media Pep Squad for Truth

As the hardworking staff has diligently noted, all kinds of news organizations are busily marketing their truthfulness and reliability to a skeptical public. Call the roll: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and some outfit called … Continue reading

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Newspapers Fight Fake News Rap with Pep Squad for Truth

As our kissin’ cousins at Two-Daily Town noted the other day, newspapers are falling all over themselves trying to convince the American public that the press actually matters in a very real way. It started with the Washington Post pasting … Continue reading

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New York Times Editing Slashback: ‘What Driver’s Want’ Edition

Latest in what we expect will be a long-running series As the hardworking staff noted earlier this week, the New York Times is jettisoning its “low-value line editing” and replacing it with “bespoke editing.” Or, more likely, “be-broke editing.” Exhibit … Continue reading

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Does The New York Times Have A Pulitzer Complex?

Interesting juxtaposition in Sunday’s New York Times. From the Public Editor’s column about the Pulitzer Prize celebration at the New York Times last Monday: I was struck by how well-tuned the whole affair seemed to be. At other newspapers, celebrations … Continue reading

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