The Washington Post is now selling space in their op-ed section in the form of “Sponsored Views,” which allow organizations and corporations to pay to post comments (capped at 600 characters) in response to op-eds and editorials. The Post “reserves the right to require substantiation for any factual assertions within a Sponsored View.” So the Post might fact-check the assertions that companies are paying the Post to publish without going through the newsroom or opinion editors. (Washington Post/Poynter) Read More
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