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Mark my words: Forbes.com will drop the ad-within-editorial text “experiment”…the backlash is growing. There was a story today on PRI’s Ma…

Mark my words: Forbes.com will drop the ad-within-editorial text “experiment”…the backlash is growing. There was a story today on PRI’s Marketplace on radio, and it quoted the Forbes.com people saying that is is only an experimental run for the summer… (Listen to the segment on this page)

I am loathe to be too sanctimonious about the sanctimony of journalism, but this is way too much. Hence I’ll say this: all you publishers, media companies and others: if you are in the entertainment business or Fox, please, by all means, do all you want. But if you have any semblance of journalistic credentials and ethics, please, don’t do this. Yeah, the times are beginning to look good and the money is flowing…but don’t get greedy. Reconsider…

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