Advertising Gone Awry

Advertising Gone Awry

When the media cognoscenti think about church & state, their focus typically revolves around the wall separating editorial decision-making and advertising sales. Journalistic purists at nearly every established news organization resist any influence an advertiser may try to exert over the news/feature hole. In fact, the church-state model is more than a metaphor at many […]

See-Through Lingerie

See-Through Lingerie

Today’s quote from former New York Times executive editor Howell Raines on his move to Conde Nast Portfolio as a contributing editor and media columnist: “There’s never been a time in which the future of journalism was more fraught than it is now.“ I assume he’s alluding to the blurring of news commentary and journalism. […]