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Marathon Bombing Memorial Advertisers Become More And More Obscure

In the two weeks since the tragic Boston Marathon bombings, we’ve seen a goodly number of tribute ads from the likes of Verizon, Bloomingdale’s, even the City of New York Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association. But today’s installments come from, well, out of nowhere. … Continue reading

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Verizon Back To Whacking Unions

Verizon is once again running full-page ads in the Boston Globe painting the telecom giant’s union employees as unreasonable in their negotiating demands: The hardworking staff thinks this dustup has a fair chance of going on for a very(izon) long … Continue reading

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Union Plays The 9/11 Card In Verizon Dustup

The 45,000 once (and future?) striking Verizon workers are back on the job, but the advertising battle rages on. On one side, the telecom giant is still running newspaper ads like this one: On the union side, the Communications Workers … Continue reading

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Right Verizon?

The other day the hardworking staff noted Verizon’s advertising campaign addressing its dustup with 45,000 striking workers. The telecom’s initial ads touted the generous salaries and benefits (read: better than yours) its employees receive; the second wave of ads detail … Continue reading

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Bright Verizon

As the strike against Verizon by 45,000 unionized workers (6,000 of them in Massachusetts) enters its second week, the telecommunications company has entered the second phase of its public-image advertising campaign. Verizon has been running full-page advertisements in the Boston … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Ovechtrick Or Treat

During the second intermission of Wednesday night’s Red Wings/Sharks game on Versus, this Verizon Rule the Air commercial lionizing Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin popped up: Too bad the next report was that Alexander the Grate’s Capitals had just been … Continue reading

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Hooked On iPhonecs

Two high-profile/high-tech hall monitors have weighed in on the much-awaited Verizon iPhone, and as Johnny Most (rest his soul) liked to say, “It’s good!!!” From New York Times gadget guru David Pogue’s review: It’s here. After almost four years of … Continue reading

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