This is fantastic point.
@PaladinQuinn same with free newspapers that end up as break room and coffee shop copy. it's usually the most ring-wing tabloid piece of garbage, with more ads and sports than "news".
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It's infuriating how often I google a story
to verify it, and the results are:
1) NYT (no free articles left)
2) Fox News (always free)
3) WaPo (no free articles left)
4) Breitbart (always free)
5) Daily Caller (always free)
Guess what people end up reading
when this happens?
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@PaladinQuinn no worries! it's far from perfect but it helps people which is nice
@PaladinQuinn The right wing "news" sources honestly probably do this on purpose to get more readers.
@PaladinQuinn Protip: usually the free articles counter resets when you clear your cookies and/or local storage.
But no one should know that, of course.
@PaladinQuinn capitalism doesnt work
@PaladinQuinn All one has to do is open the article in a new incognito tab tho
@Bashabez5 some counter that.
@PaladinQuinn An earlier tootstorm on that meme:
@PaladinQuinn It's also worth noting WHY that is. Good journalism (investigating, finding out the truth) takes a lot more effort (i.e. cost, money) than just repeating propaganda. And of course, having backers (e.g. Muroch) who are willing to subsidize distributing propaganda keeps things cheap.
It's no wonder that outlets that actually try to do quality journalism are more expensive.
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