With the news yesterday Private equity firm Beringer Capital has acquired Adweek from Mediabistro Holdings, you have to wonder what the fuck is going on. What used to be an entertaining and informative read has degenerated into a semi-show-biz type vehicle which serves primarily as a pimp sheet for an endless series of competitions, award shows and conferences. Even its roster of what used to be genuine muck raking blogs… AgencySpy, FishbowlNY, FishbowlDC, GalleyCat, LostRemote, PRNewser, SocialTimes, TVNewser and TVSpy, have become little more than reprints of news stories that have appeared elsewhere. Thank fuck AdScam survives and is dedicated to carrying “The Advertising Biz is Fucked” banner forever. Mind you, If someone wants to buy me for a few million… Let’s talk. As I never get tired of telling you… I am an AdHo!
At least they got that fucking right!!!