commit: fb200d8 - #595 (2014-04-14 00:44:57 -0400)
I was highly suspicious of the title and the domain for it to be on Inbound - but what a great piece of satire for our community. Hah, spot on. Good find. :)
Glad I could tiptoe along the line. :-D
Do we know the origins of this at all? I mean... this is perfect. This should be required reading for every man woman and child on the planet, because that's how the internet works, that is how journalism works now. This is like, it ignores all affiliations, sides, opinions, etc, and just goes straight to the facts - if it bleeds it leads.
I feel like this is true of Miley's performance in general. I'm in the camp that the whole thing was a publicity stunt - tons of PR all over the place.
I'm quite a bit sad that piles of crap like this pass as news.
This is interesting because it attacks something that a lot of us are actively trying to do. So should we celebrate CNN's efforts here, or join in the mocking? Either way it's a good piece of writing.
do you think serious journalism is secretly envious of the tabloid ability to exploit the inane or is this just that at the expense of reputation?
I'm not sure that any of the American networks qualify under the heading of "serious journalism". I suppose it all comes back to identifying your audience and recognising what appeals to them.
CNN learned something from Cyrus. It's all about grabbing attention. It's all about the money. Who gives a sh*t about what others have to say.
I ran the story on one of my beauty blogs and saw 40k referrals from Twitter alone, and they are still pouring it. Newsjacking at its finest. There is always a way to twist a story to make moves.
It was an attempt to get you to click on CNN.com so that we could drive
up our web traffic, which in turn would allow us to increase our
Bravo Zeph, bravo. Golden find!
What a great read!Feels like something out of "The Newsroom".