As the hardreading staff noted the other day, the Boston Globe has crowbarred advertisements into its front-page In the news index.
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.
Tuesday’s In the news was pretty much the same.
But Wednesday’s edition had a Come-to-Jesus addition.
Now, we’re under no illusion that the Globeniks pay any heed to the hardreading staff. But they would pay attention to the redoubtable Dan Kennedy of Northeastern University and Media Nation, who tweeted this on Tuesday:
That, we’re thinking, might have made a difference.
Then again, here’s today’s installment:
So the Globe removed “Advertisement” and added “Citizens Bank.”
Hey, Dan: Time for another tweet?