Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Unintended Consequences

On Sunday, Sam Pratt reported on his blog and commented on Gossips that the Register-Star had reported a story he had posted about more than fourteen hours earlier and that a sentence in the Register-Star article was virtually identical to a sentence from his blog post. His point was to persuade the Register-Star to acknowledge blogs like his and mine when they provide leads to news stories, but the post, he reports today, had a rather surprising outcome: "An unexpected apology from the Register-Star.

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