Tag Archives: Wall Street Journal

Excellent! Boston Gets Wall Street Journal $eal of Approval!

Rejoice, Hubniks! New York media machers think we’ve finally come to our senses. (Or is that census?) Exhibit A: Amy Gamerman’s piece on yesterday’s Wall Street Journal Mansion front page. A BOOM IN BEANTOWN With poolside cocktails and rooftop mixers, developers aim to lure a younger … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Launches Heat Street: ‘News. Fired Up.’

The Weekend Wall Journal featured this quarter-page ad for HeatStreet.com – the second time it’s run in the Journal in the past few weeks.     The site – a product of Dow Jones & Company, parent of the WSJ and a … Continue reading

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The Arts Seen in NYC (Long Day’s Journey Edition)

Well the Missus and I trundled down to The Big Town last weekend and, say, it was swell. Except for the drive to get there, of course. We hit four – count ’em, four – major traffic jams on the … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (‘Marco Rube, Yo’ Edition)

From Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal: “If I didn’t have to share the ballot with two or three other people, I would have won.” – Marco Rubio on Fox News about the Virginia ballot Seriously? If the hardworking staff didn’t have … Continue reading

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WSJ Follows NYT Into VR

As the hardtracking staff at our kissin’ cousin Sneak Adtack has noted, the New York Times is knee-deep into virtual reality reporting – and the native advertising opportunities it represents. Pop quiz: Which of these is paid content?     Clear … Continue reading

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Uber’s New Meal-Delivery Service Throws Up on Boston

Some Uber drivers are about to become Uber waiters, according to this Wall Street Journal piece. Uber Prepares to Launch Meal-Delivery Service in 10 U.S. Cities Uber Technologies Inc. is preparing to go live with a full-scale meal delivery service across … Continue reading

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Ad Nauseum: Why the New Republic Is – No Surprise – for Sale

As the hardworking staff has noted on numerous occasions, Chris Hughes, boy publisher of The Nude – sorry, New – Republic, hasn’t seen an inside-page ad in maybe 18 months. from all appearances, the Richie Rich of opinion journalism was floating … Continue reading

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Peggy Noonan’s Strange New Respect for Donald Trump

From our Peggy Noodnik Writes Again desk Peggy Noonan’s Declarations column in the Weekend Wall Street Journal is, according to Politico’s Mike Allen, “jaw-droppingly Trump-friendly (or at least Trump-respectful).” The GOP Establishment’s Civil War A free-for-all among Christie, Rubio, Cruz and … Continue reading

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Should Massachusetts Change Time Zones?

From Florida to Alaska, the time might be up for daylight-saving time. Via Arian Campo-Flores’s Wall Street Journal Weekend Edition piece yesterday : Daylight-Saving Time Gets Old Fed up with the annual routine of moving clocks ahead in spring and back in fall, a … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (Breakthrough Swimmer Diana Nyad Edition)

From the Weekend Wall Street Journal’s latest Playlist feature: At Sea With Neil Young A long-distance swimmer finds a 1970s anthem to help get her from Havana to Miami Diana Nyad, 66, was the first person to swim from Cuba to … Continue reading

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