Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
It received mixed reviews, mostly about how much it must have cost to run this ad and what a waste of money it must have been, but it appears to have certainly gotten everyone's attention. The 2 blank pages were an ad for a, upcoming movie from 20th Century Fox called "The Book Thief." The pages were completely blank except for the name of the paper, the date and a website address.
Somebody paid a lot of money to run two blank pages in the NYT print copy today. pic.twitter.com/AFCCnZlaIK— Michael Barbaro (@mikiebarb) October 23, 2013