Gawker Story Lays PR Bribery Bare – Bloggers Paid for Links

Nobody should be surprised this is happening yet to see it spelled out like this is simply unreal. Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan has posted emails from a marketing firm hired to improve clients Google rankings which offer a $50-80 payment to … Continue reading

Web Writing Underclass: Mark Duffy Out at Buzzfeed – Advertiser Conflict Cited

We’re going light tonight – let’s examine a post today on Gawker from Mark Duffy, AKA Copyranter, a former ad copywriter turned ad critic who was recently fired from Buzzfeed. Apparently taking shots at ads made advertisers nervous, who would … Continue reading