If you were thumbing through the Sunday paper over the weekend, you may have come across two separate full-page articles eight pages apart from each other.
The first carried the big bold headline ‘Exercise Won’t Make You Thin‘. The second had the headline ‘How I Went From Virtually Zero to $3.5 MILLION of Real Estate Wealth in Just 18 MONTHS!‘
OK seriously…how much more of this do we have to put up with?
Let me reiterate – full page articles – albeit prefaced with the tiny caption ‘Advertisement’, constructed to appear as normal news articles to lure the sleepy Sunday reader into a barrage of support for the sensational headline!
For all I would like to say about the lack of integrity in commercial advertising and journalism – I’ll keep it to this:
Clearly, for the right price, you can say whatever you want to whoever you want, shirking responsibility for the resultant trail of carnage from a skewed truth presented to make yourself a buck. (more…)