All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Village Voice’

Yelp Sued Over “Best Of” City Recommendations

If you’re a Yelp user, you’re probably familiar with their “Best of” feature that appears at the top of city pages. For instance, visiting Yelp’s Denver page gives users a best of snapshot complete with restaurants, nightlife, shopping, and various other categories of services. That “Best of” box is now the subject of a new lawsuit. Village Voice Media Holdings, …

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Advertisers Abandon Village Voice Media Over Child Sex Ads

In the wake of an online petition started by Ohio minister Justin Wassel, over two dozen advertisers have pulled their advertisements from Village Voice Media. According to Wassell, Backpage.com, a website dedicated to listing classifieds from all across the country, frequently runs ads for children prostitutes, a practice he brought to the attention of the site’s numerous advertisers. As the …

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