‘Situation threatens to become catastrophic’

Wacky Web Week

We seldom get an opportunity to bring you comedy about the publishing industry — some people would say that’s only right because the publishing industry is seldom funny.

Still, recognizing that humor can come from astonishing places, we’re pleased to bring you a video from HBO comic John Oliver, who explains the increasingly difficult relationship of advertising and the news. By the end of the video, you, too, will cringe whenever you hear the term “native advertising.” (No, it’s not ads produced by locals!) Click below or go to the original YouTube video.

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