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Slate’s ‘Hang Up and Listen’ Totally Lacks 20-20 Heinz Sight

The hardworking staff yields to no man in our admiration and respect for Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin, hosts of the excellent Hang Up and Listen podcast. But we feel compelled to take issue with last week’s edition in which … Continue reading

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We Have a Winner in Our NYT Money-Making Sweepstakes!

The air has been electric around the Global Worldwide Headquarters ever since we announced our latest Campaign Outsider Sweepstakes (pat. pending). It was occasioned by this ad in the New York Times touting the paper’s umpteenth foray into revenue-enhancing sidelines. … Continue reading

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WSJ Disses NYT, FT, and Bloomberg All in One House Ad

The Wall Street Journal is feeling its oats. Exhibit A7: This full-page ad in yesterday’s Journal. The fine print dismisses even more business publications. The Journal’s tagline is “Read ambitiously.” We’ll see if those maligned publications choose to rebut ambitiously.

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The Grey Lady Is Engaged in Some Serious Housekeeping (2)

Earlier today the hardworking stuff noted that it’s catch-up time at the New York Times. We mentioned the slowbituaries at Overlooked and the shutterbug portfolio published yesterday as Scenes Unseen: The Summer of ’78 . What we forgot was this piece in … Continue reading

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The Grey Lady Is Engaged in Some Serious Housekeeping

It’s catch-up time at the New York Times. Start with the dozen  slowbituaries the Times published last month in its launch of Overlooked, a sort of death notice do-over. Since 1851, The New York Times has published thousands of obituaries: of … Continue reading

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Boston Almost Beats Brooklyn in Guggenheim Fellowships

Well, the Boston area, anyway. Yesterday’s New York Times featured this full-page ad listing the 2018 Fellows (United States and Canada) appointed by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. By our count, the Greater Boston area garnered 17 Fellowships, while … Continue reading

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New York Times Beats Boston Globe on MFA Mummy DNA

The Boston news bakeoff between the Big Town and the Beanie Town usually goes to the local broadsheet, but not yesterday. The New York Times Science section featured this piece by Nicholas St. Fleur. Cracking a Cold Case The F.B.I. … Continue reading

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It’s InternADtional Women’s Day at the New York Times!

As the New York Times notes in this piece today, the 2018 version of International Women’s Day has a special dimension to it. International Women’s Day 2018: Beyond #MeToo, With Pride, Protests and Pressure ROME — In the era of … Continue reading

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Serena Williams Now Looks to Re-produce On the Tennis Court

For those of you keeping score at home, it’s been five months since Serena Williams almost died giving birth to her daughter, Olympia. But now Williams is ready to see her tennis career reborn, as Sports Illustrated notes. Williams restarts … Continue reading

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Where in the World Is Janet Langhart? Back on Tour with Anne Frank & Emmett Till

The hardworking staff is certain you splendid readers remember Janet Langhart  (currently Janet Langhart Cohen), whose Boston resumé includes a 1981 stint on WCVB’s “Five All Night” with Matt Siegel – and a bonus Robin Young cameo (at 3:57).   … Continue reading

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