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Kristol Clear: Weekly Standard Has Sold Off Editorial Integrity

During the past six months the hardworking staff has chronicled the pimping out of The Weekly Standard’s writers to Xanterra Parks and Resorts (“the largest National Parks concessionaire”) in a series of feature stories on national parks that erased the line … Continue reading

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Our Email to The Weekly Standard About Selling Out Its Writers

As the hardworking staff has recently noted, the Philip Anschutz-owned Weekly Standard has been playing footsie with the Philip Anschutz-owned Xanterra Parks & Resorts in a series of pieces lauding the National Parks that lard Xanterra’s coffers. What puzzles the headscratching staff … Continue reading

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Wired Magazine Also Journo-Listing To The Native Ad Side

As the hardtracking has previously noted, web publishers are increasingly employing journalists to create ads in sheep’s clothing, also known as native advertising. Now add Wired Magazine to the ranks of rank sell-outs. From Adweek (tip o’ the pixel to Taylor Wray) . … Continue reading

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Conde Nast Pimps Out Its Editors To Advertisers

Newspapers and magazines have routinely rented out their front pages and covers to advertisers over the past few years, turning their banners into another kind of banner ad. But Conde Nast plows new ground on its December covers by pimping … Continue reading

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