The Wal Mart blogging scandal
Wal Mart contacts right wing bloggers for promotion. Anyone surprised?
"Indeed, as Wal-Mart tries to head off the barrage of criticism it often faces, it has begun strategically feeding "news stories" -- consisting of positive press about its business practices -- to the blog community. The New York Times article pointed out that the company tantalizes pro-Wal-Mart bloggers with "exclusive" information as well. (Some bloggers do disclose where they're getting this information.)But I can't understand why some bloggers would fail to identify where they got their information, especially when it clearly seems to have colored their opinions....read on"