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  • Bangor Daily News blurs the line between news and advertising

    The Bangor Daily News is back at it with more ethically-questionable practices on its website, this time in the form of its new “BDN Marketplace News” section which attempts to disguise advertisements as news headlines. What’s Going On? At the bottom of article pages, the “BDN Marketplace News” appears directly under a larger “Similar Articles” […]

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  • Google removes anti-MoveOn.org ads; but did they do it too easily?

    Just weeks after forcing a CafePress.com shopkeeper to stop selling t-shirts referencing their name, far-left liberal activist group MoveOn.org has struck again, this time successfully lobbying search giant Google to take down anti-MoveOn.org advertising which referencing the group’s recent attacks on Maine Senator Susan Collins. Robert Cox broke the story in today’s DC Examiner, as […]

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  • Advertising on jasonclarke.org

    As you may have noticed, I’m now expirementing with advertising on jasonclarke.org. Individual post pages now include text ads served by Google’s AdSense program. Because I cover a variety of subjects here, and I get middling traffic, I don’t expect much from these ads, but I’m interested in testing their effectiveness. I’m open to feedback, […]