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Op Ed

Cliffski's Blog - Free-Fake News, Games Journalism & the future of online.
"That used to be you. It used to be me. We used to pay through ads, and that got annoying and now we just block them and donít think about it. These days we pay in other ways, maybe through surrendering our personal information to Facebook (who doubtless then sell it), or maybe we pay with our votes. Yup, we pay with our opinions and our freedom of thought. We stopped paying journalists years ago, and never gave a damn about them, which means that we can now hire journalists for dirt cheap. You got a marketing budget of $50k? that will write a LOT of articles, believe me. You have a marketing budget for your oil company of $1billion? How much for the US election campaign?

Journalism is cheap, and we made it so."

2. Re: Op Ed Nov 30, 2016, 21:12 shiho
I tried to read that article and it was both confusing and pompous. AdBlock was a blessing to the Internet poisoned with ads, some of which contain exploits.

Paywalls are garbage too.

Learn to integrate ads into your content, Internet. Product placement. TV has done it, radio shows have done it. It's the only chance you have.
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  1. Nov 30, 19:56 Re: Op Ed Task
  4. Nov 30, 22:56  Re: Op Ed RedEye9
  5. Nov 30, 23:18   Re: Op Ed Beamer
  10. Dec 1, 03:14    Re: Op Ed jdreyer
  13. Dec 1, 04:35     Re: Op Ed shiho
  15. Dec 1, 04:49      Re: Op Ed VaranDragon
  16. Dec 1, 05:43       Re: Op Ed shiho
  17. Dec 1, 06:18        Re: Op Ed VaranDragon
  20. Dec 1, 07:42         Re: Op Ed shiho
  21. Dec 1, 10:04          Re: Op Ed Quboid
  22. Dec 1, 10:20           Re: Op Ed RedEye9
  23. Dec 1, 12:06           Re: Op Ed nin
  24. Dec 1, 12:53           Re: Op Ed NKD
  25. Dec 1, 14:23          Re: Op Ed panbient
  18. Dec 1, 06:45        Re: Op Ed RedEye9
  19. Dec 1, 06:58     Re: Op Ed Beamer
  8. Dec 1, 02:59   Re: Op Ed jdreyer
  11. Dec 1, 03:21    Re: Op Ed NKD
  12. Dec 1, 03:37     Re: Op Ed VaranDragon
  14. Dec 1, 04:40     Re: Op Ed RedEye9
>> 2. Nov 30, 21:12 Re: Op Ed shiho
  3. Nov 30, 21:39  Re: Op Ed yonder
  7. Dec 1, 00:19   Re: Op Ed shiho
  6. Nov 30, 23:44 Re: Op Ed Dev
  9. Dec 1, 03:05  Re: Op Ed jdreyer


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