Following the Journal's inquiry, 247WallSt, a financial news and opinion publisher, said it was taking the Mixi section off its site because it was initially unaware that Russia-backed publishers or right-leaning sites like ZeroHedge were among its partners, editor in chief Douglas McIntyre said.
"I was very upfront about RT with everyone," Mr. Baron said, adding that the network delivers more traffic for partners who don't limit what publications Mixi can promote.
--Lisa Schwartz contributed to this article.
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