The Consumerist: Cashing in on another’s demise…

Consumerist: Cashing in on another's demise

Steve Rubel alerts us to a new blog called The Consumerist. Gawker Media calls their new baby “our answer to the utter fuckitude of modern capitalism”. If you haven’t guessed it, Consumerist is about the delinquencies of retail and service organizations… in other words, customer complaints. For instance, they covered Thomas Hawk’s PriceRitePhoto fiasco, which I mentioned a few posts ago. If you look at the big picture though, it’s interesting how Gawker is cashing in on the demise of other businesses… oh wait, they’re really trying to help spread consumer awareness. ­čśŤ