Disclose, disclose, disclose

Should bloggers have to divulge if they’re taking money to spruik political candidates or parties? The Washington Post investigates.

It seems pretty clear to me. If you’re taking money from an individual or group and don’t reveal the source and reason why, you’re leaving yourself open to (justified) charges of being bought for positive coverage or online favours. Hardly ideal for an independent voice.

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