Month: March 2016

They're giving him free advertising: Les Moonves, Jeff Zucker and the media's dangerous obsession with Donald Trump – Salon

This article originally appeared on Media Matters. Right after the Feb. 25 Republican debate, front-runner Donald Trump was interviewed at length on the debate stage by CNN’s Chris Cuomo. The move seemed a bit odd, since during the debate Trump dominated the speaking time compared to the other candidates. And now he was given even more [Continue]

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Christianity Today apologizes after running dad's classified ad for 'virgin' daughter – Washington Times

Christianity Today magazine has issued an apology after a father’s classified ad for his 26-year-old “virgin” daughter ran in its March issue. The ad seeking out a potential son-in-law in the Wheaton, Illinois, area read: “Her: godly, gorgeous, athletic, educated, careered, humorous, travelled, bilingual, 26-year-old virgin. You: unworthy, though becoming less so daily.” The ad [Continue]

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They're giving him free advertising: Les Moonves, Jeff Zucker and the media's dangerous obsession with Donald Trump – Salon

This article originally appeared on Media Matters. Right after the Feb. 25 Republican debate, front-runner Donald Trump was interviewed at length on the debate stage by CNN’s Chris Cuomo. The move seemed a bit odd, since during the debate Trump dominated the speaking time compared to the other candidates. And now he was given even more [Continue]

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AOL UK hands out free ad inventory to Free the Children for WE Day UK – The Drum

AOL UK is providing Free the Children with free ad inventory across its owned and operated media properties in support of the charity’s WE Day UK event taking place today (9 March).  The ads will run across the AOL.co.uk homepage, be supported by a homepage takeover, while an exclusive livestream of the event will take place on AOL’s UK [Continue]

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Flower show exhibitors warned over 'free' advertising directory – Horticulture Week

The firm contacts exhibitors by mail, prominently displaying the Harrogate Spring Flower Show name. Harrogate Flower Shows said: “We would like to make it clear that Harrogate Flower Shows has no connection whatsoever with Connect Publisher, who we understand may be based in South America, or any other listing company who may contact you. “We [Continue]

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Girl Scouts' mention in the Oscars was worth $5.5 million in free advertising – Digiday

And the award for best random brand exposure goes to … the Girl Scouts. During last night’s Oscars ceremony, the three-and-a-half-hour program was filled to the brim with commercials from Samsung, Android and Cadillac, but it was a non-profit organization that didn’t spend a penny advertising that raked in millions in free exposure. [embedded content] [Continue]

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Christianity Today apologizes after running dad's classified ad for 'virgin' daughter – Washington Times

Christianity Today magazine has issued an apology after a father’s classified ad for his 26-year-old “virgin” daughter ran in its March issue. The ad seeking out a potential son-in-law in the Wheaton, Illinois, area read: “Her: godly, gorgeous, athletic, educated, careered, humorous, travelled, bilingual, 26-year-old virgin. You: unworthy, though becoming less so daily.” The ad [Continue]

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