The Cause of Internet Bile: It's Ad Dollars
"The Internet is a swirling death trap of dubious gossip, outraged tweet-to-tweet combat and a million identical pieces of over-processed, hormone-injected "news content" written for fourth-graders. There's a reason for that. It's called money."
"Once-glossy newsrooms are now full of fast-typing young people looking for an "in" on Cecil the lion stories and Trump's latest gaffe."
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Former Gawker Editor on the Cause of Internet Bile: It's Ad Dollars (Guest Column) - Hollywood Reporter