“Want Ads, Indeed”

So Craigslist is getting sued. Specifically, for being “the largest source of prostitution in the United States.”


“Craigslist has come under fire in recent months for the “erotic services” ads posted on its site,” the AP writes. “Several people have been arrested on prostitution charges after posting the ads online.”

We love Editor and Publisher’s pithy reaction to the news: “Want ads, indeed.”

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.