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Past Issues
Jan 28, 2021

Look at the mess we made PLUS our new podcast!

We get sh&t done. Here’s what’s next — and how you can help.

Jan 6, 2021

These Fortune 500 keyword blocklists are defunding the news

This unprecedented leak by Integral Ad Science shows us the news stories the world’s biggest companies refuse to fund — and it gets weird.

Dec 16, 2020

Inside the chaos of brand safety technology

Integral Ad Science, Comscore and Oracle are leaking the top secret classifications they use to block ad revenues from the news.

Dec 3, 2020

Yes, the adtech bubble is going to burst anytime now.

Here’s how we’re going to survive it.

Nov 11, 2020

The next fleet of Breitbarts is already raking in your ad dollars

The ad tech ecosystem is failing us again, so here’s what we’re gonna do.

Oct 15, 2020

Joe Biden’s campaign has been unwittingly funding Breitbart all this time

How Google Search Network is funneling advertiser dollars to Breitbart without the campaign’s knowledge.

Sep 22, 2020

The first tech company to ban the Trump campaign

Banning the GOP & Trump 2020 for promoting racism is uncharted territory. Here’s why Hotjar did it anyway.

Sep 2, 2020

Thank you for destroying the free press

Inside the brand safety tech that’s keeping ad revenues away from the news media

Aug 12, 2020

The secret way they collect ad revenues

Google’s secrecy around sales houses is the gift that keeps on giving — to global propaganda rings.

Jul 22, 2020

So *that's* how Breitbart is still making money

It turns out Breitbart has continued to collect your ad dollars through a shady ad revenue-sharing ring of propaganda sites.

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