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Senior TV Editor at Variety who has covered media and advertising topics since 1998 - everything from the Time Warner-AOL merger to the effect of DVRs on the TV business. Previous stops at Advertising Age, The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires, with freelance work for The Boston Globe a...

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Nov 19, 2017

@danielradosh @nytimes Nick, Cartoon Network and the like have piles of rules about the ads they can and can’t run.

Nov 19, 2017

@danielradosh @nytimes A simple ‘advertisement’ label at the top of the page would have done the trick. I’m torn by your statement: it’s nice someone wants to spend $$$ in print ads. But yes, kids.

Nov 19, 2017

Also it’s not like SNL hasn’t made fun of other former cast, like Eddie Murphy and Dennis Miller 

Nov 19, 2017

@nbcsnl ‘In collusion - Happy Thanksgiving’

Nov 19, 2017

.@nbcsnl simply cannot get enough of Kate McKinnon as AG Jeff Sessions

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