NSFW: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You’re A Journalist

So here’s an odd thing. Since TechCrunch was acquired by AOL, there has been a slight but appreciable uptick in the number of stories we’ve run about our new parent company. In the last month alone, we’ve reported their Q1 goals, three new content partnerships, their new SVP of technologies and even their latest billboard.

via techcrunch.com

Paul Carr on the problem with the kinds of stories run by commercial blogs – and the effect of the whole SEO/maximise page views mentality on journalism online.

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