Archive for July 2012
The HuffPo Business Model: Deliberately Obliterating the Separation Between Paid Advertising and Real Reporting
HuffPo is not a news organization at all, says Huffington Post’s president and chief revenue officer. It is a “social-media company” that exists to “help our marketers beam their messages throughout the internet, across the galaxy, the internet, and the world.”
We made a few major updates to two S.H.A.M.E. profiles. Malcolm Gladwell’s profile has been updated with information about the undisclosed paid speaking gig he did for Philip Morris in 2005, as well as his attempt to dodge the fact when confronted with it by email. We also updated Gladwell’s list of known corporate speaking […]
Malcolm Gladwell praises former roommate Jeffrey Goldberg’s 2006 book Prisoners, which is about Goldberg’s experience as a prison guard at Israel’s largest detention camp for Palestinian political prisoners . . .
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