Tag Archives: Time

Xavier University Hits #1 in Higher Education Rankings!

But first . . . The hardwatching staff knows it should join the rest of the chinstrokerati in commenting on last night’s presidential debate, so we’ll venture these few observations. 1. We really need a shower. 2. Anderson Cooper and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Dustup 2016!

Dustup 2016 – a multi-platform project of Campaign Outsider (Snapchat, Instagram, and Twitter to come) – is dedicated to chronicling the most notable antics of the current presidential field. After all, there are (at least) 22 stories in the Naked … 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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Time Says Magazine Editors On Its Side

From our Late to the Party Line desk As the hardtracking staff noted last fall, Time, Inc. has decided to trade journalism’s traditional Chinese Wall between advertising and editorial for the Berlin Wall – that is, a thing of the … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: If Barbie Is So #Unapologetic, What’s with the NYT AD?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, I’m a big fan of the annual Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition (hey – I read it for the articles), so imagine my surprise when Barbie® … Continue reading

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Has Google Replaced U.S. Postal Stamps in Celebrating Cultural Giants?

Call it the Dawn of the Great Google Doodle Backlash. From today’s Washington Post Outlook section (via Politico Playbook): The case against the Google Doodle When Google honored African American author Zora Neale Hurston with a custom logo — a Google … Continue reading

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Sign o’ the Time: Everything for Sale at Newsweekly

The Boston Sunday Globe featured this full-page ad on A12 yesterday. Two things, for starters: 1) The whole Time Dealer of the Year Awards looks suspiciously like a pay-for-play scheme. 2) There is no this: At least not outside the … Continue reading

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State Of The Cuisinart Marketing #Umpteen: Everyone Jump In The Branded Content Pool!

Once upon a time (about three months ago), branded content – read: ads in sheep’s clothing – was pretty much the exclusive province of online publishers from BuzzFeed to Gawker to TheAtlantic.com. That was then. Now mainstream news organizations are on branded … Continue reading

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Whose Side Is ‘Time’ On?

In his latest New York Times column, Joe Nocera marks yet another another chip in the traditional Chinese Wall between editorial and advertising (which in truth is more and more resembling the Berlin Wall circa 1990). The Fall of the Wall? … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The NYC Girls Project?

Well the Doc opened the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, Did you see this story in the New York Times yesterday? City Unveils a Campaign to Improve Girls’ Self-Esteem The fashion industry and Madison Avenue are … Continue reading

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