Do newspaper readers want to read about "puppy dogs" or real news? was discussed Sept. 21 when a Daily News panel examined advertiser-initiated editorial content that looks like it was written by the news staff. (3 reader comments)
The crumbling wall between the “business” and “editorial” sides of media, which has helped credibility in media to plummet from 69% in 1974 to 21% last year, is the topic of a New York Daily News panel Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Fox News parent 21st Century Fox settled a high-profile harassment suit by former host Gretchen Carlson for $20M and apologized for the company’s treatment of Carlson, who has hired a high-powered Hollywood PR exec.
Ads that look like editorial matter are a “necessary evil,” say 45% of those voting in a current poll on this website. They are “unethical,” say 27%. Since stories “with a Mickey in them” are being pushed by New York Times and others, it’s no wonder Facebook is thriving.