Tag Archives: New York Times

Kristol Clear: Weekly Standard Has Sold Off Editorial Integrity

During the past six months the hardworking staff has chronicled the pimping out of The Weekly Standard’s writers to Xanterra Parks and Resorts (“the largest National Parks concessionaire”) in a series of feature stories on national parks that erased the line … Continue reading

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New York Times Goes Native with Russian Nesting Ads

From our State of the Cuisinart Marketing desk As the hardtracking staff noted last year, the New York Times has taken to running print ads promoting the native advertising its T Brand Studio creates for marketers. Representative sample:     … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Again Hitched to Death Penalty Opportunist

Yesterday’s New York Times featured this front-page piece about Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Tim Kaine. On Death Penalty Cases, Tim Kaine Revealed Inner Conflict Kevin Green’s lawyers were pleading with the governor for mercy. It was spring 2008, and Mr. … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (DumpTrumper Josh Tetrick Edition)

Latest in an endless series from our All Those Dollars and No Sense desk When last we visited these precincts, a guy named Tom Blair ran a full-page four-color ad in the Times looking for the next Benjamin Franklin to run … Continue reading

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PepsiCo’s Weak, Late NYT Tribute to Roger Enrico

Actually, a week late. As the hardworking staff noted a few days ago, former PepsiCo chief Roger Enrico died last Wednesday; this New York Times obituary ran Friday. The following day Pepsi’s old Cola Wars archrival ran this full-page ad in the … Continue reading

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

The latest edition in our long-running series on people with all those dollars and no sense From yesterday’s New York Times:     That full-page ad features a certain Earle I. Mack’s piece from The Hill’s Congress Blog, self-described as “The Hill’s Forum … Continue reading

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Coca-Cola Classy: Runs NYT Tribute to Pepsi’s Roger Enrico

Former PepsiCo chief Roger Enrico died last Wednesday, just early enough to get his due before all obits were swamped by Muhammed Ali’s. New York Times obituary for Enrico: Roger Enrico, PepsiCo Chief During 1980s ‘Cola Wars,’ Dies at 71 … Continue reading

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What the Hell’s This Pro Bono Ad Doing in the New York Times?

Well the hardworking staff was plowing through the New York Times yesterday when we came across this quarter-page ad on A15.     Feed the Pig, eh? Here’s the homepage of their website.     Fun! (You can see all their … Continue reading

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Weiner? Wiener? Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

The hardchuckling staff has no idea who put these two ads together in yesterday’s New York Times Summer Movies section, but we thoroughly approve.     Just to be clear: Weiner is a documentary about “disgraced New York Congressman Anthony Weiner’s mayoral … Continue reading

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