Bonnie Fuller, one time editor of Star and US Weekly and current editor of Hollywood Life, Jay Penske’s celeb site, sent out an email today to share some “fantastic news” about the site’s traffic and share her latest column in Ad Age, where she discovered all the ways that Baby Boomers are misreading millenials.
But despite the fact that she touts her insight into the youth demographic, Ms. Fuller made the same mistake as your Aunt Sue–she forgot to Bcc when she sent out a mass email to what seems to be a large swath of her address book.
It’s pretty common for social media managers to embarrass their employers by forgetting to cancel pre-scheduled tweets during national tragedies, and heaven knows targeted online advertising has embarrassed more than one brand. But what about old-fashioned newsprint? Doesn’t someone scan the ads for blunders? Apparently not.
Behold, an advertisement squirreled away in the corner of today’s Daily News: Macy’s is advertising a special 50-percent-off discount on a Casa Essentials pressure cooker.
Pressure cookers have been in the news this week, because that’s what the perpetrators used in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing. That’s actually one of the few things we do know about the case.
Staten Island Advance political bureau chief Tom Wrobleski caught borough president Jim Molinaro waking up Island residents with an “F-bomb” yesterday morning.
Molinaro phoned into local station Channel 4′s morning news show to talk about how the borough was handling the most recent snowstorm, although he appeared to not be aware that he was suddenly on Read More
Wal-Mart is already preparing a massive media onslaught in order to convince New Yorkers to convince their elected officials that the big box store should open in NYC. They have even developed a website–called, appropriately WalmartNYC.com–devoted to the benefits that the store would bring to the five boroughs, among them that it would Read More