JG Writes…

Reader JG writes: Junk pages and splogs are one thing (see this Motley Fool article), but even worse is the whole issue of journalistic or other text that is written so as not to offend Adsense, and thus not lose advertising dollars (see here for example). As the entire economic…

< ![CDATA[Reader JG writes: Junk pages and splogs are one thing (see this Motley Fool article), but even worse is the whole issue of journalistic or other text that is written so as not to offend Adsense, and thus not lose advertising dollars (see here for example).

As the entire economic model of the web increasingly comes to rely on this sort of contextual advertising, I think there is an honest concern over what effect this is having on journalism.]]>http://battellemedia.com/archives/002892.php#comment_63777

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.