Given that it was such a sad and desperate act, it would be nice to be able to say that Phillip Perea really was a little guy ground to dust by the gears of a merciless media entity, but unfortunately the online trail he leaves behind shows that it wasn’t the news business that drove him crazy — he was pretty far down that road long before he ran afoul of Fox News’s Television Stations division.
(NOTE: This post doesn’t count towards your meter) A quick heads up from Management HQ – some Banter members have complained about ads showing up. We are aware of the problem and are working on figuring out why this is happening. It is frustrating, but the problem should be fixed very soon. Our apologies! Ben
Hardly a day passes without another article breathlessly reporting the latest traffic figures of media darlings like BuzzFeed or Vox. While it is admittedly impressive that BuzzFeed rakes in 200 million monthly uniques, it’s done so with the help of $100 million in venture capital funding and the tireless churn of low-value, clickbait content. The… Read More