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Shady doings at UK newspapers.
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from rishilakhani 2037 Days ago #
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Oooh Naughty Naughty.

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from pageoneresults 2037 Days ago #
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You know what happens when this stuff gets exposure like this don’t you? Someone is going to be seeing pink me think. ;)

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from DanielMcskelly 2037 Days ago #
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Think you’re right PageOne...be interesting to know if it’s a journo, a CMS admin or someone higher up who gets it.

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from yetanotherben 2037 Days ago #
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Thanks for sharing guys - very interesting indeed!  :)

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from peteyoung 2037 Days ago #
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Very interesting read-not sure the powers that be (at the organisations involved) will be aware of the activity, or even what is being done?

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from discuit 2036 Days ago #
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Someones going to lose their job over this I imagine, and rightly so.

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from windydyas 2036 Days ago #
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Can someone explain why this isn’t a legitimate revenue stream for the newspaper and someone is going to be sacked over it, I don’t understand what it is about the links that’s dodgy

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from agito 2035 Days ago #
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"Can someone explain why this isn’t a legitimate revenue stream for the newspaper and someone is going to be sacked over it"Apparently they do see it as a legitamate revenue stream according to the March 24th update;  the links are added by the paper itself and not the journalist. If the journalist was accepting cash on the side, that would be sure reason for sacking.It still raises questions about the integrity of the paper itself for not disclosing ’advertorial’ content, however!

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from MarkeD 2035 Days ago #
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This practice may or may not go on, but Dave has the wrong examples - its pure speculation on the pages he put up as examples with zero evidence to back them up.He went out and found some newspaper links are affilaite links - hardly breaking news and why the hell not?  Affiliate links are not put up by journalist backhanders, since they need the tracking set up etc. so its an obvious revenue stream for the paper itself.

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from AbhishekArora 2033 Days ago #
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Newspapers as affialates, that’s new!

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from MarkeD 1925 Days ago #
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Pure speculation on the pages he put up as examples with zero evidence to back them up.

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