Then there are the Google ads that link based on the subject of an article -- and are not always in the best taste. Take for example the story The Spokesman-Review in Spokane, Wash., posted about a high school student who baked sperm-coated brownies and gave them out to classmates. A Google ad adjacent to the story, inevitably, hawked "yummy, tasty brownies." And almost any story anywhere that mentions Hitler or Germany in World War II will draw a slew of Google ads for Nazi paraphernalia.
Then there is the polygamy page at the Salt Lake Tribune Web site, which no longer accepts reader comments, says Online Editor Manny Mellor. "People were coming out and saying we were promoting polygamy and the polygamists would log on," he says. "It wouldn't stay on topic -- people would write 'You're the devil', and they would answer, 'No, you're the devil.'"
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