Ads ‘n’ Ends From the Sunday Dailies

September 1, 2014

Lots of adtivity in the Boston dailies yesterday, in spite of Labor Day weekend.

From our Why Does Shaw’s Hate the Boston Herald desk

Throughout the Demoulas Slapfight/Market Basket Rumpus, the other New England supermarket chains have been wisely buckraking in silence, letting their cash registers do the talking for them.

But now that Artie T. is back in the saddle, it’s time for rival chains to consolidate their ill-gotten gains.

Thus, the Boston Sunday Globe, Page 3.


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Buy-our-nuts grafs:


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Oh, nuts! postscript: The Shaw’s ad did not run in the Sunday Boston Herald. Big surprise.


From our Hey, Just Set Your Money on Fire desk

Yesterday’s Globe also featured this ad:



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Question #1: Who even knew there was a Democratic primary race in the Massachusetts 5th Congressional district?

(Answer: Katherine Clark and Dr. Sheldon Schwartz.)

Question #2: Who actually saw this ad, besides the hardreading staff?

(Answer: Katherine Clark and Dr. Sheldon Schwartz.)

Next question . . .


From our Does Anyone at the Herald Talk to Each Other? desk

So the hardreading staff betook ourselves to the porch yesterday morning (as is our wont of a Sunday) to read the feisty local tabloid, and here’s what we saw on Page 8.


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Then here’s what we saw in the Sports section.


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Hey, Heraldniks – we’ve talked about this before. Do you know what you’re webcasting or not? ‘Cause no one else does either.

Radio Daze: Herald Doesn’t Know Own Program Schedule

August 21, 2014

From our False Start desk

Great news for the up to several people who listen to Boston Herald Radio!

New programming!

Today’s Herald, page two:


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The lede about “The Lede.”


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But wait – here’s the promo for BHR on page 14:


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See – no “Lede.”

To make matters even more confusing, the BHR website has “The Lede” at 8 am, not 9.


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Beyond that, how many shows can they run at noon?


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C’mon, Heraldniks – we know you’re giddy with delight over all the new programs, but sober up, wouldya? Up to several people are counting on you.