Posts Tagged ‘president’

These NYC Ad Creatives Are Mimicking MTA Posters to Celebrate Pride Month in the Subway

June 5, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The world's most famous New Yorker has declined to recognize Pride Month this year. But thanks to a few enterprising advertising creatives, the city's subway system is more fabulous than ever. On the last day of May, President Trump issued proclamations naming June as everything from African-American Music Appreciation Month to National Homeowners Month. But...

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The Weather Channel’s Headlines Got Unusually Snarky After Trump Announced He’s Ditching Climate Deal

June 1, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

As President Donald Trump gathered press and supporters in the Rose Garden this afternoon to announce his decision to remove the United States from the Paris climate accord, The Weather Channel's website shot back with a few choice headlines. The site's homepage looked like a rebuttal of that controversial decision, with headlines like "So, What...

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Peabody Awards Balance Somber Subjects With Hard-Hitting Humor

May 23, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

While the 2017 Peabody Awards celebrated the best in broadcast at local, national and international levels, the defense of journalism was front and center on Saturday night, with celebrity presenters and recipients lavishing praise on an industry that's come under immense scrutiny and hostility since President Trump took office in January. In her opening remarks...

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Despite Claims of ‘Fake News,’ the New York Times and the Washington Post Keep Breaking Traffic Records

May 19, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Earlier this week, in the middle of an already speedy news cycle, both the New York Times and the Washington Post broke their respective site traffic records. On Monday, the New York Times published a piece about a memo from former FBI Director James Comey that claimed President Trump asked Comey to shut down an...

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Washington Post Story on Trump Giving Classified Intel to Russian Officials Breaks a Record

May 15, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

A Washington Post article published this afternoon broke an internal record for most concurrently viewed story, and, in a pleasant twist, the story is hard news, rather than a viral distraction. What is not pleasant is the content of the story, a report by Greg Miller and Greg Jaffe that says President Trump revealed classified...

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WHCA Responds to President Trump’s Threat to Cancel White House Press Briefings

May 12, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Within President Trump's stream-of-consciousness tweetage this morning was a pair of tweets with a strange admission and a stranger solution. As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with perfect accuracy!.... -- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017 ...Maybe the best...

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WHCA Responds to President Trump’s Threat to Cancel White House Press Briefings

May 12, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

Within President Trump's stream-of-consciousness tweetage this morning was a pair of tweets with a strange admission and a stranger solution. As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with perfect accuracy!.... -- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017 ...Maybe the best...

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The Washington Post and the Washington Examiner Each Debut a Health Care Newsletter

May 9, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

With President Trump and Congressional Republicans intent on bringing their years-long quest to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act into fruition, we can be sure that the subject of health care, along with specifics like what and who the Republican health care bill will and won't cover, will be part of the national dialogue...

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The State of This Year’s WHCD Parties

April 28, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

A series of events in the lead-up to this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend, starting with, well, the 2016 election as well as the decision by The New Yorker and Vanity Fair, followed by others, to exit the party circuit this year, continuing with the decision by President Trump to stay away from the...

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In the Age of ‘Fake News,’ Media Brands Are Turning to Advertising to Promote the Importance of Journalism

April 17, 2017  |  Media Week  |  No Comments

The proliferation of "fake news"--be that the insult lobbed at journalists and publications that President Donald Trump and his administration detest or the websites peddling false information across the web to make a quick buck--has brought about a wave of advertising from news media organizations looking to underscore the value of responsible journalism. Earlier this...

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