Remember when Forbes Magazine was respected as a quality business journal? Jonathan Glassner explains the fall:
Take Forbes Magazine. Please. Few magazines have had as much to say about all things Apple as Forbes. Indeed, two of Forbes writers have made a living with anti-Apple rhetoric, misleading headlines and content, twisted facts, and, in some cases, outright lies.
What caused Forbes to go down that path? Money.
Forbes.com uses a “contributor model” in which a wide network of “contributors” writes and publishes articles directly on the website. Contributors are paid based on traffic to their respective Forbes.com pages; the site has received contributions from over 2,500 individuals, and some contributors have earned over US $100,000, according to the company.