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Some Things That Bore Some Of You Do Matter

I’m not going to go off on a long rant about it.
But here are three pieces about the web and how we all bounce off one another which reflect some of the ideas I have been shoveling out around here too often for some of your tastes…
Media Shift – Simon Owens – Newspaper Editors Want Clear Credit When Bloggers Link to Them
Media Shift – Mark Glaser – Using the ‘Steal-O-Meter’ to Gauge if Stories Steal or Promote
TheGuardian.co.uk – Michael Tomansky’s Blog – The man who helps rule the media’s world

7 Responses to “Some Things That Bore Some Of You Do Matter”

  1. Joe Leydon says:

    “Some Things That Bore Some Of You Do Matter”
    And you don’t see this as just a tiny bit condescending to your readers?

  2. martin says:

    I don’t know Joe. The subject matter of those links looks so boring that I’m not going to read them. But maybe they matter, and I’m just not interested anyway.

  3. Foamy Squirrel says:

    Not for my tastes.
    How about a slightly different angle – where the blog in question provides the link, but the introductory sentence provides a distorted interpretation of the article without providing any analysis as to whether that interpretation is appropriate?

  4. Joe Leydon says:

    I would like to point out that no one responded to this post until I did — like, 10 hours later.

  5. Foamy Squirrel says:

    I’d like to point out I just woke up. 😉

  6. Joe Leydon says:

    Squirrel: LOL. Fair enough.

  7. KamikazeCamelV2.0 says:

    I never respond to these sort of things because i’m able to admit it just goes right over my head.

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