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06.17.13 Andy Cush

In an apparent effort to defend itself after Dorothy Rabinowitz’s insane comments about the “all-powerful bike lobby” and the “totalitarians” running the New York City government, the Wall Street Journal published a follow-up video addressing the backlash today. Titled “Yes, There Really Is a Bike Lobby,” the clip features Alex Kazam–a WSJ intern, as far […]

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08.24.12 Joshua Rivera

On the Scale of Free Things, free WiFi is pretty high up there, slightly below free food, maybe above free booze, mostly because free WiFi can help you find other free things.And come September, most of Manhattan (and San Francisco) will be blanketed in WiFi for one month, thanks to the Wall Street Journal, the […]

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07.23.11 Bucky Turco

More than 90 people died in Oslo on Friday after a bomb tore through a government building and a gunman opened fire on children at a youth camp. Although authorities have arrested Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik, a 32-year-old, blond-haired, blue-eyed, anti-Islamic nationalist in connection to the attacks, three media properties owned by News Corp. linked […]

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01.24.11 Bucky Turco

That’s the question the Wall Street Journal is asking. The paper cites the closing of CBGB, the Disneyization of Times Square, the eviction of Shoot the Freak in Coney Island, and the shuttering of OTB as just a few examples of the city losing its edge and possibly its character along with it. A source […]

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05.26.10 Bucky Turco

Despite what the Wall Street Journal reports, BP’s ‘top kill’ attempt is being streamed live, although viewing it is going to be difficult with all the traffic clogging the servers. Somehow they must have missed Congressman Ed Markey’s second press release, issued yesterday, in which the oil company reconsidered pulling the plug on the underwater […]

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05.04.10 Bucky Turco

While the Times flaunts its condescending ‘you can’t be great overnight’ ads against the Wall Street Journal’s new New York section, they’re responding with some metro-marketing of their own. Last weekend, they projected bland screenshots of their NYC section onto a massive wall on Houston Street, right off Broadway. But that’s not the only place […]

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04.26.10 Bucky Turco

It’s kind of silly for a newspaper that calls itself the Wall Street Journal to not have a New York section in the first place…but now it does. […]

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01.13.10 Bucky Turco

A Wall Street Journal reader from Texas wasn’t amused by the paper’s graffiti glorifying op/ed and the from the sounds of things, is ready to send a posse after Jan Morris, who wrote the semi-humorous piece: “Perhaps Ms. Morris would like to provide us with her address so that we could satisfy our creative urges […]

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