Friday, 22 August 2014

sponsored links or it came from the internets

Have you noticed those footer advertising matrices that becoming more and more prevalent at the bottom of news articles? The content, from industries baiting the fears and vanities of white people, seems a little incongruous as how better-quality news outlets are rewarding their readership for actually finishing a story—or less punishing those who retreat too early to the comments to get a synopsis and a skeptical rendering. They’re nearly as irritating as a pop-up ad in so far as they appear like recommended reading. Everyone ought to design their own.