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As the hardtracking staff recently noted, the Boston Herald has launched a new web feature called State of the Arts. We wrote at the time, “The feisty local tabloid’s new State of the Arts blog appears to be the paper’s entry into the commerce journalism racket,” … Continue reading
Tuesday’s Boston Herald front page: Note the announcement top left: The feisty local tabloid’s new State of the Arts blog appears to be the paper’s entry into the commerce journalism racket . . . Read the rest at Sneak Adtack.
New name, same old game: Turning news into newsvertising. Via the International Business Times: Gawker Media Hopes To Spur E-Commerce Revenue With ‘Commerce Journalism,’ Says Nick Denton “Your beat is helping readers buy things,” Gawker’s new job description reads. The ethical … Continue reading