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U.S. Tobacco Companies Run Ads Attacking Themselves

From our M.C. Escher desk Yesterday, this full-page ad ran in about 50 major U.S. newspapers.   And for the next year, this TV spot will run five times a week during prime time on ABC, NBC, and CBS.     … Continue reading

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Headscratching Stats o’ the Weekend

The hardditzing staff (mistakenly) thought Labor Day Weekend meant you should work all three days, so here are some of the startling statistics we came across. • From the New Republic’s 9/15 edition (sorry, no link: #TNRblows): Most Americans can name … Continue reading

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A Tale Of Two Columnists (Jason Collins Edition)

Joe Fitzgerald plays yin to Adrian Walker’s yang in the local dailies today regarding Jason Collins’ coming-out party. Here’s how Walker starts out his Boston Globe column: Jason Collins’ quiet facilitator When Jason Collins got in touch with his friend US … Continue reading

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Female Sportswriters (Finally) Get A Face At The Wall Street Journal

Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal was Rachel Bachman’s cotillion as the first featured female sportswriter at the paper. Start out with her front-page A-Hed: Who’s No. 1 in College Football Is a Contested Issue Conflicting Title Claims Abound, Some of Them … Continue reading

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