Tag: excerpts

by Julie Keck

1. With the addition of Vine’s video sharing, is Twitter trying to be too many things to too many people? (GigaOm) 2. Google rewards content scraping by Huffington Post, ruffles feathers at The Verge (BuzzFeed) 3. But what about the keggers? Virtual classrooms vs. the traditional college experience (Mashable) 4. Hola allows you to carry […] more »

by Jeffrey D. Neuburger

Editors’ note: An update has been added at the end of this article. Is it an infringement of copyright to post an excerpt from an online news article — including a link to its source — on a website, a blog, or an online forum? This practice is ubiquitous in online journalism, but its legal […] more »

by Simon Owens

If only every blogger could link to stories the way Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit does. The libertarian blogger, with his hundreds of thousands of readers, offers up dozens of daily snippets that typically consist of a single sentence and a link. Sometimes it’s a headline or even a single word — “Heh.” As a result, […] more »

by Mark Glaser

In the recent dust-up between the Washington Post and Gawker, Post reporter Ian Shapira was upset when his story was excerpted on the media gossip blog Gawker. While blogs and even mainstream news articles have been quoting, excerpting and summarizing other stories and blog posts for years, there’s never been accepted etiquette on how to […] more »