Tonight’s Coverage of Critical Mass Brought to You By…

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Not that I’m going to complain about NBC’s coverage of bicycling issues, in addition to three stories about Critical Mass they’re also the only station to have covered Sharrows; but couldn’t we have given the car advertisements a rest for one story?

  • If Jaguar and Dodge want to pay to bring me coverage on bicycling issues, I’m fine with that.

  • Joseph E

    Most publishers have no direct control over when advertisements run, especially on the web.

    Now, when Metro lets car companies put ads on their buses, that’s a mistake.

  • I get how the advertising works. I just had to laugh when I saw this over the weekend. No matter how many times i refreshed, I got car ads. They weren’t always the same, but they were always for cars.

  • Funny, but not surprising…

    When the bicycle industry starts using targeted ad buys on mainstream news sites, we’ll know we’ve made it ;0)

  • I feel the same way when I see car ads in news story about the oil spill.

    Yes, I understand the ads are put in automatically by a computer program…but still. Perhaps someone should change the database so the word “oil” no longer triggers “car ad”

  • Damien,
    Thanks for pointing out the irony!

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