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How Free Web Content Traps Us In An Abyss Of Ads & Clickbait

How Free Web Content Traps Us In An Abyss Of Ads & Clickbait

10/17/16 by NPR

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Author and law professor Tim Wu says much of the "free" content on the web comes at a price to users, who are subjected to ads that are targeted specifically at them and increasingly hard to ignore. His new book is ‘The Attention Merchants.’ Also, jazz critic Kevin Whitehead reviews Wadada Leo Smith’s album ‘America’s National Parks.’

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