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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."

7. Re: Op Ed Dec 1, 2016, 00:19 shiho
yonder wrote on Nov 30, 2016, 21:39:
Except for the 70 billion or so spent on television commercials, your comment is completely true and not pompous at all!

Traditional TV is going extinct. That's why there is now a shitton of product placement inside the TV shows, as well as giant half-the-screen animated banners obscuring the screen after commercial breaks.

Because commercials are cut out by Internet pirates, but placement and banners cannot be, so even when pirated, the shows still reach some kind of ad audience.
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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
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  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
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  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
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  6. Nov 30, 23:44 Re: Op Ed Dev
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