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Getting Restless About Native Advertising

Turns out it’s not just the hardtracking staff that thinks native advertising is a menace to editorial integrity. Exhibit A This piece headlined “What the Atlantic learned from Scientology: native advertising is harder for news brands” in the aptly named paidContent: At an ad … Continue reading

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Editors’ Note o’ the Day (Ryan Holiday Victory Edition)

From yesterday’s New York Times: Editors’ Note An article on April 19 about how to buy a record turntable quoted Ryan Holiday of New Orleans The reporter reached Mr. Holiday through a Web site that connects reporters to sources on … Continue reading

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The Secrets Life Of Marketers

Must-read cover piece in Sunday’s New York Times Magazine, detailing the means and methods marketers exercise to extract consumer information that nails you to the selling post: How Companies Learn Your Secrets Andrew Pole had just started working as a statistician for … Continue reading

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WSJ’s Facebook Story Fails To Disclose Paper’s Deal With Site

Facebook is facing “access tension” according to Thursday’s Wall Street Journal: Technology start-ups are stepping up their bets on Facebook Inc., as more developers create companies that rely on the social network’s 750 million members, rather than build a user … Continue reading

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NYT Gags On Brit Gag Order

Is it just me or is there something odd about this piece in today’s New York Times: Free Speech on Twitter Faces Test SAN FRANCISCO — What began as seamy gossip about an affair between a famous British soccer player … Continue reading

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NYT Goes Hollywood

First it was the New York Times’ spectacular tick-tock on the Deepwater Horizon explosion that got a movie option. From Forbes.com: BP Oil Spill: The Movie Summit Entertainment, Participant Media and Imagenation Abu Dhabi, have announced that they’ve acquired the … Continue reading

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