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Blue Point Brewing Company’s NYT Ad Fairly Hops Off the Page

. . . and onto a can of its beer. Maybe we should take a step back. Blue Point Brewing Company is a craft beer subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch that says it’s “constantly inspired by the coastal spirit of Patchogue [N.Y.] … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Sutterink.com Edition)

Latest in a very long-running series Yesterday’s New York Times featured this heartfelt full-page ad from a Dad to his daughters. The text: Sweet guy, yeah? Then again, tucked away at bottom left, there’s the link to his website.     … Continue reading

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New York Times Chases Younger Readers by Touting Old Guy

The headscratching staff has never really understood the Bernie Sanders connection to millennials, although The Bernie Sanders Connection would be a good name for a rock band (with apologies to Dave Barry). But the New York Times, apparently, totally gets … Continue reading

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Ads ‘n’ Ends From the New York Times (CYA Edition)

The hardworking staff is always interested in the issue advocacy/corporate image ads that appear in major U.S. newspapers, most especially the New York Times, which functions as sort of the community bulletin board for corporate America. The thing is, though, … Continue reading

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Student ‘Social Influencers’ Earn an F in Disclosure

From our kissin’ cousins at Sneak Adtack College students have always been natural-born marketers. Among their friends, they toss off more winners and losers than a race course tout. But increasingly, they’re touting for dollars, as Claire Ballentine’s piece noted the … Continue reading

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Ayanna Pressley’s Campaign Makes It in New York, New York

The New York Times took a beating two months ago for whiffing on the defenestration of 10-term incumbent (and potential future House Speaker) Rep. Joe Crowley by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in New York’s 14th Congressional district. Apparently, the Grey Lady has resolved … Continue reading

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NYT Uses Its Journalists Offline, Then Abuses Them Online

As the hardworking staff noted yesterday, the New York Times is increasingly turning its journalists into arm candy for revenue-enhancing commercial ventures, from Times Journey duty to high-powered busine$$ forums. Meanwhile, the Times has stripped its homepage of their bylines. … Continue reading

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Is the New York Times Pimping Out Its Major Journalists?

As our kissin’ cousins at Sneak Adtack noted the other day, the New York Times has been using its journalists as arm candy at a rapidly accelerating pace. The Washington Post’s Paul Farhi pointed out last year that Times Journeys excursions … Continue reading

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New York Times Gives Boston’s ‘Moulin Rouge’ Big Thumbs Up

Turns out it’s not just the Wall Street Journal’s Terry Teachout who’s smitten with Boston theater productions. New York Times theater critic Ben Brantley likes them too. Songs to Sin By in a Smashing ‘Moulin Rouge!’ Its pieces zoom through … Continue reading

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Remembering Clark Booth’s Historic Super Bowl Scoop

As the hardworking staff noted some years ago, the legendary Clark Booth – who died yesterday at the age of 79 – was the first journalist to expose the devastating effects of injuries sustained by professional football players. It was … Continue reading

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