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LA Times on Yelp shakedowns and pay-for-play reviews

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LA Times on Yelp shakedowns and pay-for-play reviews

Chuckles the Clone | Feb 12, 2009 09:51 AM

http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi...

I think the problem is not so much whether or not it happens, simply that there
is the perception that it happens. It doesn't take much more than this single
article to turn a review site into the equivalent, in readers' minds, of Citysearch.

With at least two layers of faceless corporate overlords focused on the bottom
line, how is chowhound holding up against what must be similar pressures?

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