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Tuesday, December 13, 2005
By Dr. Steven Taylor

It appears that this humble blog is one of 800 that MSNBC is using for its ad blitz.

Via the NYT: To Promote a Cable Network, a Plan to Inundate the Internet

Val Nichols, vice president for the creative services group at MSNBC, estimated the campaign would get 114 million viewings in total. Among the 800 blogs that will run the ads are Adrants, Althouse, Curbed, Daily Kos, Gothamist, IndieWire, Largehearted Boy, Talking Points Memo and TV Newser. Buying ads on 800 blogs is a major commitment to that fledgling medium.

And as of a little while ago, the neon chick had been replaced by Elvis pumping gas.

And they wonder why MSNBC is in third.

Maybe they should hire Dan Reeves.

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  1. The neon chick was definitely better than Elvis pumping gas.

    Comment by Jan — Tuesday, December 13, 2005 @ 4:49 pm

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