Publisher blames shameful marketers for newspaper’s deceptive advertising

UCLA’s Daily Bruin student newspaper contained a wrap ad on its front page nearly identical to the editorial content. The paper’s staff protested the move, but ultimately accepted the ad due to the news organization’s dire financial straits. A letter from the Daily Bruin’s publisher blamed the advertisement on a clever marketing department bent on fooling the public. Related Fox News The Los Angeles Times ran a front page advertisement for NBC’s new program Southland in a space fo…

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