‘The Truth Is Hard’: Watch the Ad the New York Times Ran During the Oscars

You may have heard some buzz about The New York Times running an ad during the Oscars last night. The theme of the ad is “The Truth Is Hard.”

Before it ran last night, Times executive editor Dean Baquet appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday morning to talk about President Trump‘s attacks on their paper and how it’s actually helped to drive more subscriptions.

The new slogan from the Times comes on the heels of the Washington Post‘s “Democracy dies in darkness.”

And just like the WaPo slogan, the Times ad received both plaudits and criticism:

Trump himself tweeted about the ad yesterday morning:

You can watch the full ad above.

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