Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal: Fenway Park Lefties Are Not All Right

While Red Sox Nation might be sold on newly acquired pitching ace Chris Sale, the Wall Street Journal’s Michael Salfino is decidedly not. Fenway: A Monster for Lefties The Boston Red Sox were desperate to add an ace this offseason … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wall Street Journal Dads Who Play Barbie

From our Changing the Culture Is Hard! desk Just call her Totally Daddy’s Barbie. Full-page ad in Friday’s Wall Street Journal:     Fun! The Dads Who Play Barbie website features videos like this one.     Important!     Popular! … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CFA Society Boston Should Just Set Its Ad Money on Fire

The hardworking staff has to admit that we’d never heard of CFA Society Boston until it start running full-page newspaper ads like this one in yesterday’s Boston Globe.     The group also ran an ad in Monday’s Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ted Williams’ Former Florida Home Gone Fishin’ for a Buyer

The Splendid Splinter’s old fishing shack is back on the market. Well, maybe not shack. From Friday’s Wall Street Journal Mansion section: Ted Williams’s Florida Fishing Spot Goes on the Market In the Florida Keys, the onetime home of baseball … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Native Advertisers Are Restless

Once around the park, James, and don’t spare the sources! The hardtracking staff has started to discern the dawn of Sneak 2.0 – a second wave of stealth marketing that tries to herd the ads in sheep’s clothing into more … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

$igns of the New York Times (Virtually None of Them Good)

Given the knee-buckling 19% drop in print ad revenue at the New York Times last quarter, it’s no surprise that there’s a lot of open space in the newspaper these days. And the Times is filling that open space with . … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Wall Street Journal Is a Shell of Its Former Self

It’s just sad what’s become of the Wall Street Journal. Last month the Journal started slashing staff and sections, as this Fortune piece noted. Wall Street Journal Begins Layoffs, Cuts Sections Shakeup comes amid cost cutting push. News Corp’s The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

NYT = Now You Travel (Instead of Reading)

Interesting piece by Suzanne Vranica and Jack Marshall in the Wall Street Journal the other day about newspapers chasing alternative revenue sources in the face of knee-buckling advertising losses. Plummeting Newspaper Ad Revenue Sparks New Wave of Changes With global newspaper … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

This Is the Greatest German Word Ever

German words are a hoot. So many of them are like little balls of aluminum foil all jammed together. But you can have your schadenfreude and your schlimmbesserung – we’ll take this beauty from Thursday’s Wall Street Journal A-Hed. Here’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments