Episode 3 of our Holy Fark! series with Fark.com founder and author Drew Curtis turns the focus on traditional media. Curtis says newspapers and television news aren’t in trouble, as many industry watchers say, they’re just used to larger profits. He then takes us through an explanation of why the Internet is outing the advertising model of legacy media as a rip-off and asserts that social media is “the way to go” in terms of reaching audiences.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqUljvpWcss[/youtube]

For more, check out Holy Fark! Part 1 and Holy Fark! Part 2.

[tags]Drew Curtis, Fark, Fark.com, advertising, media, newspapers, mass media, Jason Falls[/tags]

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Jason Falls is the founder and chief instigator for Social Media Explorer's blog and signature Explore events. He is a leading thinker, speaker and strategist in the world of digital marketing and is co-author of two books, No Bullshit Social Media: The All-Business, No-Hype Guide To Social Media Marketing and The Rebel's Guide To Email Marketing. By day, he leads digital strategy for CafePress, one of the world's largest online retailers. His opinions are his, not necessarily theirs. Follow him on Twitter (@JasonFalls).

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