News for Dec. 29, 2001

N.Y. Times promo blurs editorial-advertising barriers

12/29/01, 1:59 pm EST - Xoanon

The site, called "The Tolkien Archives," has the look and feel of a regular news page on The New York Times Web site. But the entire page is a promotion assembled by the Times advertising staff and paid for by New Line, a division of AOL Time Warner, according to New York Times officials. [More]

(in other words, stick with the REAL fan sites for news -Xo)