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Old Jul 11, 19, 10:38 am
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That's probably their goal -- continue to confuse the public by mixing editorial and advertising content, trading off the patina of legitimacy that former journalists have sold to the sales company. Unfortunately, even the "genuine" news pieces do not comply with journalistic standards and there is a lack of editorial independence.
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Old Jul 11, 19, 7:25 pm
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I think they are trying to be to travel what Business Insider became for business. Check to see how much Business Insider was sold for and that will explain it.

For a day or two this week, Ben at OMAAT was out posting all the TPG full time writers!

Why Raffles deleted his post? Hope it was not the moderator again
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Old Jul 12, 19, 1:24 am
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Originally Posted by gpapadop View Post
I think they are trying to be to travel what Business Insider became for business. Check to see how much Business Insider was sold for and that will explain it.

For a day or two this week, Ben at OMAAT was out posting all the TPG full time writers!

Why Raffles deleted his post? Hope it was not the moderator again
My marketing person came back with THE best TPG UK story from a meeting with a UK credit card exec, but I thought better of sharing it :-)
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Old Jul 12, 19, 3:25 am
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Originally Posted by oliver2002 View Post
What concerns me more is how serious this outfit starts looking day by day. The fact that Ben M and 2-3 other legit writers are cranking out dozens of articles each month makes the card selling Red Ventures /Bankrate website look more like a news outlet.
That's their goal. This is why they get invited to aviation industry events, despite being in the financial sector.
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Old Jul 15, 19, 8:22 pm
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Richard Kerr announced hes joining TPG full-time today.
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Old Jul 16, 19, 1:26 am
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Originally Posted by diburning View Post
That's their goal. This is why they get invited to aviation industry events, despite being in the financial sector.
As long as media businesses remain valued at 6-8 x earnings and financial services businesses remain valued at 15-20 x earnings, I think you'll find we all claim to be in the financial services sector :-)
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Old Jul 16, 19, 4:21 am
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Richard Kerr announced hes joining TPG full-time today.
So much for taking a stand LOL
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