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The New York Times Defends Putting Ad With Bloodied Man Next to Bombing Coverage Too soon?

The New York Times took some heat from readers on Monday for allowing an online ad showing a bloodied man lying on the ground to appear next to coverage of…

April 24, 2013, 12:55 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune Buys Pizza for Boston Globe After Last Week's Hell Week Gesture of thanks for 'tenacious coverage'

The Chicago Tribune really, really loves Boston. Following the moral support it showed last week in the wake of the bombings at the marathon (via an impressive stunt on the…

April 22, 2013, 1:37 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune Honors Boston With Amazing Tribute From One Great Sports Town to Another We're all Boston fans now

Here's a pretty incredible piece of editorial from the front page of the sports section in Tuesday's Chicago Tribune—a tribute to Boston following Monday's bombings that turns all Chicago sports…

April 16, 2013, 11:43 AM EDT

Wedding Magazine Flip-Flops on Photographer's Ad Showing Gay Couple Change of heart, and apology, after protest

Wedding photographer Anne Almasy probably didn't think buying her first print ad in a magazine would be such an emotional roller coaster. Weddings Unveiled initially rejected her ad because it…

February 19, 2013, 11:33 AM EST

Lexus Hides Swimsuit Models in Interactive 'Sports Illustrated' Ad Scan a code, and they come to life

Automakers seem to love the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue—probably because women wearing little clothing have been a staple of auto ads for generations. Last year we saw Ford sneak a…

February 12, 2013, 3:14 PM EST

British Journalist Puts Ad in Chicago Tribune Telling Oprah What to Ask Lance David Walsh's continuing quest

Lance Armstrong is reportedly ready to confess to drug use in an interview being taped today with Oprah Winfrey. In the lead-up to the interview, David Walsh, sports editor of…

January 14, 2013, 12:15 PM EST

Toothless Girl Just Wants You to Smile in New Ad for 'The Sun' Winter joy from Grey London

Grey London has followed up last summer's great commercial for The Sun with this ad in which a little girl with a mouth like an old hockey player (her missing…

January 4, 2013, 11:07 AM EST

Times Writer Overshares His Lazy, Nasty Side in Column About Oversharing Dated examples, mean anecdotes

Accusing social-media addicts of oversharing is the very definition of shooting fish in a barrel. Yet New York Times columnist Roger Cohen managed to botch the job last week. In…

December 10, 2012, 9:41 AM EST

Wired Hides a Sneaky Message on the Spines of Its 2012 Issues Reader notices 1993 quote from founding editor Louis Rossetto

Wired celebrated its 20th anniversary year in 2012 with a hidden and quite old-school little print puzzle. If you stack the January through December issues with the covers facing up,…

November 28, 2012, 10:12 AM EST

Mad Magazine's Old Parody Ads Were Better Than the Real Thing Dozens of vintage spoofs

Back in its glory days, better known as the 1960s and 1970s, Mad magazine was full of awesome fake ads like the ones archived in this Flickr account. Do yourself…

November 8, 2012, 3:34 PM EST

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