Clickbait, as mocked by comics

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

Looks like Marvel Comics has take the measure of today’s news cycle. From yesterday’s Original Sins #1:


The “spammy click bait phase of the news cycle” just entered my vocabulary. Good work.

(Not the first time comics have commented on the state of journalism, either.)

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Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.