The Taste of a New Generation

We’ve blogged about National Geographic’s troubling relationship with Shell here, here, here, here, here, and here.

Which is why this controversy over at ScienceBlogs.com caught our eye (and the eye of one of our loyal readers).

It’s a cautionary tale about what happens when the advertising tail wags the editorial dog — and well worth reading.

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UPDATE: Adam Bly — founder and chief executive of Seed Media Group, which runs ScienceBlogs.com — removed the Pepsi blog and apologized. (Thanks for the heads up, Greg.)

  • Last I heard (late yesterday) ScienceBlogs decided not to give blog space to PepsiCo after all, having heard multiple earfuls like the ones quoted. Would that certain other large organizations would be so wise….

    • Thanks for the heads up, Greg. Update just posted (above).

  • Last I heard (late yesterday) ScienceBlogs decided not to give blog space to PepsiCo after all, having heard multiple earfuls like the ones quoted. Would that certain other large organizations would be so wise….

    • Thanks for the heads up, Greg. Update just posted (above).

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