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Monday Morning Reads: Mormons, Citizen Journalism And Paying For Editorial

Technically it’s the afternoon in Colorado, but if you’re in Hawaii it’s still Monday morning.

19% Of Senior Marketers – Or One In Five – Say Their Organizations Have Bought Advertising In Return For A News Story. – Manning Selvege & Lee

Believe it folks, some pubs are shady–really shady–and if your client is able to figure out which ones they are, PR folks can be pushed to adhere to publishers pay-to-play model. Of course the big ones–NY Times, WSJ, Time Magazine–would never agree to such shenanigans, but some unfortunately do.

Luke Russert To Join NBC – Media Bistro

NBC News President Steve Capus said “Never before in an election cycle has so much attention turned to the youth vote, and Luke will bring a unique perspective to covering it.” (Credit: Fishbowl NY) ~ It only too them this long to figure it out?

Citizen Journalists Make New Inroads Into Political Reporting – Christian Science Monitor

MSNBC will be picking two amateur bloggers to cover the party conventions. Citizen Journalism at it’s best? Or just one networks scheme to get cheap content without having to add full fledge staff members?

Children Of God – NY Times Magazine

Worth a read, the author describes the women of Zion Ranch and just how exactly they think.

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