It’s hard to overestimate the damage that online advertising has had on the credibility of our news media.

“The fact that we have a populace that no longer knows what to believe from a media industry they once trusted, is not an accident.”
— Bob Hoffman

Online advertising is corrupt at its core — an astute piece from The Ad Contrarian. It picks up on something I’ve previously been duped by — ads masquerading as news.

When an online publisher only makes money from traffic and clicks, good journalism will always be sacrificed for clickbait tactics.

Obama bans pledge of allegiance in schools, fake newsExecutive order hoax.

Worth a read.


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