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Star Tribune – Stop Your Invasive Ads

I'm sorry this is little bit of a rant outside of my normal commentary but I needed a forum to vent my frustration... I hope you will indulge me. In the last month or two Star Tribune has started employing annoying and invasive ads on their web site.  First it was "virus alert" popups that took hold of the web browser and required multiple clicks to get out of and you had to cancel a forced download as well.  Today I encountered Showtime popups as well. I'm a loyal daily reader online and subscribe to the … [Read more...]

The Dangers of Unmoderated User-Contributed Content

Star Tribune Whoops

So the reason I moderate blog comments prior to posting is because some people are not very polite and write things that are inappropriate. I'm not talking about dissension, I'm talking about things that just shouldn't be said on a public forum. I have no problem with people who want to sound like idiots or provide criticism... it all adds spice to the forum. While I appreciate that the Star Tribune is trying to get more interactive with their stories, I believe they need better oversight of their "Featured … [Read more...]

Star Tribune Prints the Wrong Story

I just read the most recent "the sky is falling" real estate article from the Star Tribune.  The Star Tribune profiles a family (the Floyds) that are losing to foreclosure their house in North Minneapolis that they've lived in for 23 years.  Today they owe 4X the amount they originally paid for the house!  Instead of this being an article about how important money management is and how crucial it is to live within your means, the newspaper made it into another example of all the bad things happening because of … [Read more...]


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