Re: State of News Media 2012
Irish news media are looking for the same.
Originally Posted by DCon
It is fair enough if a site is a straight news aggregator, with no original content, relying solely on linked material. When a site interacts with and comments on news, it would be suppression of free speech.
Leaving out the links, and summarising the content, and going straight to original sources and press releases would be the way to go. The result of removing links would of course be reduced readership of the news media. Any media site permitting links would benefit. Not sure how they have not worked that out yet.
“ We cannot withdraw our cards from the game. Were we as silent and mute as stones, our very passivity would be an act. ”
— Jean-Paul Sartre