The New York Times' Web site will begin displaying half-page magazine-style ads adjacent to its articles, making its online pages appear more similar to their print counterparts.
"It's a nice, big ad unit," said Jason Krebs, vice president of advertising sales for the NYTimes.com. "We're trying to make the most of what the Internet can offer."
Not that I really give a shit about the NYTimes web site -- I only ever read it when someone sends me a link to the rare interesting article, and even then I read it through an ad-blocking proxy -- but I thought this quote was really classy:
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