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Real News Goes Full-Page Boogie at Donald Trump

Ever since Donald Trump became the tweeter-in-chief, the New York Times has been his favorite chew toy. Exhibit Umpteen (from yesterday):     But the Grey Lady is punching back. From yesterday’s Times:   Interestingly, nytimes.com/truth takes you to the subscription department, … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Another John D. Haywood Edition)

From our Just Set Your Money on Fire desk Over the past several years the hardworking staff has dutifully chronicled the quixotic ad campaigns waged by John D. Haywood in the New York Times. Quick recap from our last post … Continue reading

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The Zero-Character Twitter Presidency

Donald J. Trump, America’s tweeter-in-chief, speaks in 140-character bursts. He also, to all appearances, thinks in 140-character bursts. But he acts with absolutely no character at all. Just consider one hour in the Twitter life of the man who purports … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (Allie&Katie Buryk Tay-Sachs Edition)

Latest in a very long-running series Yesterday’s New York Times featured this ad from twin sisters Allie and Katie Buryk, both of whom suffer from Tay-Sachs, a rare disease mostly associated with the Jewish population, but also present in the Cajun community of … Continue reading

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Nike Just Trumps It in Star-Studded ‘Equality’ Campaign

Unlike many other marketers, Nike has a long history of addressing social issues, often in its own interests, but sometimes for the right reasons. Now comes this four-page spread in Sunday’s New York Times sports section. First page:     Followed by this: … Continue reading

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Really? We’re Now Deconstructing Donald Trump’s Neckties?

The hardworking staff couldn’t help but notice that two major newspapers yesterday addressed the eccentric neckwear practices of the President of the United States. Exhibit A: Beth Teitell’s piece in the Boston Globe. Trump’s ties? Now that’s a long story. President’s … 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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New York Times Editing Slashback: You Reap What You ‘Sew’

As CNN’s Brian Stelter noted yesterday, “fascinating public editor column by Liz Spayd, all about the NYT editing processes.” Readying The Times for Editing 3.0 THE NEW YORK TIMES has a reputation for impeccable editing. Not just because it can … Continue reading

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Civilians Who Run Full-Page Ads in the New York Times (“Zappy” Zapolin Edition)

From our All Those Dollars and No Sense desk It’s amazing the number of people who will shell out six figures to run a New York Times ad that no one will read. Yesterday’s Times featured the latest sucker who should … Continue reading

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Heads Up! NYT’s Jim Rutenberg Footnotes Today’s Column

Well this is new. New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg has a couple of term-paper-style footnotes in his piece today. Check out the middle and righthand columns.     And here are the footnotes themselves, at the end of … Continue reading

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