• Congressman Asks DOJ To Allow Pot Ads
    While marijuana is legal for recreational use in four states and the District of Columbia, and medicinal use in 19 others, marijuana advertising is another story.
  • NFL Runs Ad Rebutting 'NYT In... 'NYT'
    The NYT article contended that the NFL systematically undercounted player concussions. The NFL ran ads rebutting the story on the newspapers Web site. Placements included banner and right rail ads inviting readers to click to visit pages presenting more detailed arguments against the NYT's findings.
  • PGA, Chase And 'Bon Appetit' Partner For "Champions Of The Course"
    The new cross-promotional campaign, called "Champions of the Course," will share tips, advice, and some quirky personal rituals from top players in golf and epicurean cuisine. The campaign will culminate on July 27 during the PGA Championship, when PGA of America will host a private "Champions of the Course" event for VIPS, featuring food prepared in person by celebrity chefs.
  • MTA To Stop Newspaper Hawkers On NYC Subways
    One of the familiar sights of a New York City commute - hawkers distributing free newspapers, principally amNewYork and Metro New York - is set to vanish in the near future, thanks to a new rule formulated by the city's Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
  • 'Playboy' Exploring Sale
    Playboy Enterprises is considering putting itself up for sale, according to The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter. Although no deal has been finalized, the company could be worth over $500 million, due in large part to its strong licensing business.
  • Once Again, Starbucks Gets All Preachy
    While most corporations go to great lengths to avoid the appearance of having a political agenda or partisan sympathies, Starbucks takes a rather different view, regularly airing the (predictably left-leaning) views of its management, led by CEO Howard Schultz.
  • After Judgment, Gawker's Denton Fires Back
    Following the eye-watering $140 million verdict handed down by a Florida jury on Monday, Gawker founder Nick Denton naturally turned to his own publishing platform to present the other side of the story. In his scathing 1,700-word essay, Denton noted that the legal drama is just beginning: Gawker's lawyers are already appealing the decision, pointing to a number of omissions in the first trial.
  • Trump Meets 'WaPo' Editors, Train Wreck Results
    Reading the transcript of the meeting between GOP front-runner Donald Trump and the editors of 'The Washington Post' was the most cringe-inducing, talking-in-circles, bald-faced-lying, marching-band-getting-run-over-by-a-fire truck hot mess of awfulness I can remember.
  • Jury Throws Book At 'Gawker,' Awards Hulk Hogan $115M
    The Florida jury hearing the civil lawsuit brought by Hulk Hogan, real name Terry Gene Bollea, against the gossip site for violating his privacy by publishing a sex tape, found in favor of Bollea. It awarded him $115 million.
  • T-Mobile Sponsors 3 Inc. Covers
    With the first stop in Inc. magazine's annual Iconic conference tour coming up in Seattle on April 5, T-Mobile is once again combining its event sponsorship with a major presence in the print magazine. That includes an unusual three-in-one multi-cover highlighting entrepreneurs presenting at the conference.
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