Leslie Savan blogs for The Nation about media and politics. A three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist for her Village Voice column about advertising, Savan is the author of Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and, Like…Whatever and The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture. She has been widely published, including in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, New York, Mother Jones, and Huffington Post. She has appeared frequently on TV and radio, and is very happy to be a talking head in Helvetica, a film about the font.
The latest polls and ads in the NYC mayor’s race.
After tagging Bill de Blasio a “commie,” how will they twist the image of Chirlane McCray?
Jimmy Kimmel shows they don’t get that O’care=ACA.
Two blasts from the past in NYC mayor’s race, but media see only one explosion.
The right salivates over the “news” that the NYC mayoral hopeful once visited Nicaragua and that, for a yearbook photo, didn’t wear a tie.
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