What are some good examples of the blurring line between journalism and advertising?

Question by Alex Rogers: What are some good examples of the blurring line between journalism and advertising?
An example would be a news show producing a paid advertisement that looks and feels like an editorial.

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Answer by lmmvirago
Another would be advertisements in paper magazines that are written to look like articles. These often appear in computer magazines (PC Mag, PC Gamer, etc) and have the word ‘advertisement’ in tiny print.

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Stealth advertising incidents analyzed by UO professors.(Higher Education)(The practice of blurring news and advertising is more and more common, the researchers … from: The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

Stealth advertising incidents analyzed by UO professors.(Higher Education)(The practice of blurring news and advertising is more and more common, the researchers … from: The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)

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Title: Stealth advertising incidents analyzed by UO professors.(Higher Education)(The practice of blurring news and advertising is more and more common, the researchers say)
Author: Gale Reference Team
Publication: The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR) (Newspaper)
Date: July 18, 2007
Publisher: Thomson Gale
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