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FTC goes after fake news ads on the Web

The Federal Trade Commission has asked the federal courts to temporarily halt what it calls “allegedly deceptive tactics” of 10 operations using fake news websites to market acai berry weight-loss products. The FTC seeks to permanently stop this misleading practice … Continue reading

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LJWorld.com pulls misleading ad

I am pleased to report that the LJWorld.com website has pulled the misleading ads I have blogged about this past week. (See: Misleading LJWorld.com ad stillĀ appearing) I’ve added the ad on the left side of this page for you to … Continue reading

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Misleading LJWorld.com ad still appearing

Lawrence, Kan. – At first, I thought it was a promotion for an investigative story by an intrepid reporter working for 6News Lawrence, a sibling of the Lawrence Journal World newspaper’s LJWorld.com website. The photo, on the front page of … Continue reading

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