Retrograde. Bamboozlement! More Bamboozlement!

Why do Newspapers have ads for escort and massage services?

Late at night: a television channel about History has slot for eyesight restoring magnetic goggles, a News channel has slot for magical pendents pitched by men in fake holy beard, a channel Religion has slot for definitive hair restorer oil showcased by some small time actress.

Why waste the space?

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''General Motors and AT&T are major distributors of pornography,''
 - Racy Magazine Ads Expose Inconsistency In Publishers' Stance, The New York Times, March 12, 2001 

(Flynt?)

"craigslist donates 100% of net revenue from "erotic services" ads to charity, while newspapers and yellow pages make a profitable business out of them."
 - FAQ for craigslist.org

These surrogate advertisements are common on certain days on certain specific pages of some newspapers and magazines.
- Trafficking in Women and Children in India
By P. M. Nair, Sankar Sen, Institute of Social Sciences


read some views at DNA , December 3, 2007

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That image is from Hindustan Times.

1 comment:

  1. facebook.com/bannewspapers


    This page is fighting to ban such newspapers or stop them from such adverts

    ReplyDelete

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