Boston Globe Carves Out New Ad Space on Front Page

First it was the strip ad at the bottom of Page One. Now the Boston Globe has inserted advertising into its In the news index that occupies the lefthand side of the front page every day.

Monday’s Boston Globe:

 

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And the interloping ad:

 

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Yes yes – the Boston Herald also posts ads on its front page.

 

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But the Boston Sports Clubs ad is clearly set off from the Herald’s editorial content. Which the Globe’s Citizens Bank interloper clearly is not.

Paging John Henry. Paging Boston Globe owner John Henry.

 

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One Response to Boston Globe Carves Out New Ad Space on Front Page

  1. […] the hardreading staff noted the other day, the Boston Globe has crowbarred advertisements into its front-page In the news […]

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