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Tagged: / Posted: 30 July 2008

I've just written a longish blog post about how Google AdSense is changing the way that language is used on the internet, and how this is feeding back into the online press, using Telegraph.co.uk as an example - which also namechecks Flat Earth News. I was writing a blog about this anyway, and happened to stumble across a piece in Private Eye which knitted two strands of thought together perfectly: How Google is changing language - and how the Telegraph lost its soul. Have a read and leave comments if you feel so inclined...

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