But I don’t want to mix advertising in the news section!

Editors strive for consistency, but doing so can bug us for other reasons. The Democrats are holding their convention in a building named the Pepsi Center. Editors use formal names of places — even if they’d rather not offer free advertising to the corporate sponsor of the venue. Al Tompkins at Poynter has rounded up perspectives in his blog post.

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