CNN announces it will now report paid advertisements instead of news during non-commercial airtime

CNN announces it will now report paid advertisements in the same way, at the same time, and in the same channel as news articles: CNN has announced the formation of a new unit that will not report the news. Instead, it will take money from corporations to produce content that resembles news but is actually …

Never see Tumblr’s new “Web in-stream” ads on your dash ever again, in 3 easy steps

(This post was originally published on my Tumblr blog. If you’re on Tumblr, please reblog it to let people know AdBlock Plus exists and works.) So, Yahoo bought Tumblr and the reason they spent $1.1 billion on it was because they think they can buy our time and attention. Tumblr sold us to Yahoo using …