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Does SJ.com Have To Rub It In?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Just_An_SID, Jun 3, 2009.

  1. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    It is bad enough that too many of my friends in the newspaper industry are struggling to either find jobs or get by, but does SportsJournalists.com have to keep reminding us about it.

    One of the rotating ads at the bottom of threads proclaims in something like 144 point text Journalism Is Dead with this link:


    Thanks SportsJournalists.com
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Is this the fourth thread on the "journalism is dead" ad, or is it just me?

    Place doesn't pay for itself. And as a non-subscriber, I can't really bitch about the ads (as long as they're SFW).
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    I can't afford to subscribe because I'm a journalist and it's either subscribe or forgo one meal per week.
  4. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    Well, we could cut down to a 720p HD TV, but that's unthinkable.
  5. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    I have ADD and never noticed the others.
  6. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member


    It's a common lament. But I think (think) that Lucas doesn't have final approval of ads. I think they're google ads, so they are chosen off the words that are posted. Sadly, several of us have posted that journalism is dead. :(
  7. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Yep, that $1.15384615385 per week of subscribing is a real budget-buster.
  8. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

  9. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    Why subscribe when I can get the same content online for free?
  10. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    I just resubscribed. Hell, even in Canadian dollars it's only $71.00 a year.

    Don't be so damn cheap, people. subscribe.

    Remember, there's no such thing as a free lunch. Or a free website.

    This place is the best value around.
  11. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Always thought of SportsJournalists.com as the place that rubs one out, not in.
  12. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Exactly. If you don't like the ads, just ignore them or contribute and make them go away.
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