Outsourcing quality in journalism

A few months ago, I wrote about the alarming rise of page-view journalism and content farms such as Demand Media and Associated Content, noting the negative effect they could have on the journalism industry. As much as it pains me to say, apparently this trend...

Content farms: Candy Land for page view journalism

Welcome to the bottom of the barrel. Just last week, I wroteabout the growing influence of “page views” on the quality reporting and storytellingskills that have defined the journalism industry for decades.Yet, as alarming as that story was to me as a...