Insights: The Young Turks Will Intertwine Their Values With Their Ad Dollars, But Can Other Media Sites Afford To Follow?

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Last week, The Young Turks took a bold stand: from now on, CEO and host Cenk Uygur told me, the long-time online politics network will only take ad dollars from companies that match the Turks’ progressive values.

“The old model was get any advertisers you can,” Uygur said. “Who cares what they do? The new model is we won’t have advertisers if they don’t align with our audience.”

Uygur’s “no-go” list includes...

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