Bad enough that marketers are increasingly creating branded (or custom, as they call it) content.
Now journalists are apparently creating it too.
From the (unabashedly) liberal AlterNet:
Scrambling for Profit, Media Slip ‘Custom Content’ into Mix
Some reporters resent rise of assignments born of deals with advertisers.
January 28, 2013 ”I hate it. I hate doing it… It’s not what I signed up for.” That’s the lament of a former Postmedia reporter assigned all too often to write “custom content” . . .
Read the rest at Sneak Adtack.