Is "repackaging" "theft"? It's so complicated these days.
"I took a great piece by an excellent reporter and created a version of it that was better for an online audience. This is a big part of what I do as a 'new journalist.'"
So THAT'S what blogs are for!
I was beginning to feel that Kashmir Hill was being unfairly maligned, but then I got to her statement and she almost immediately burns off the phrases "Immersing myself in the intersection of technology and privacy" and "sexy, tweetable title", and any and all goodwill I felt towards her vanished.
:O########## (this is me barfing)
In a sense, it's a kind of "regifting." Which makes the NY Times a kind of fruit cake.
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