• This is what’s killing the news business: piracy!

    The AP is again trying to blame bloggers for bringing about the downfall of the news business. In an article yesterday, AP reports the findings of a recent study by Attributor Corp. which claims that 1.5 times more people read pirated articles than legitimate articles, housed at their originating organization, or at a fully-licensed AP […]

  • Why the AP will change or die

    Here’s a shocker: An Associated Press editor thinks it’s a bad idea for local news organizations to withdraw from the AP. Really? In an awfully one-sided report on E&P, AP’s Kathleen Carroll says that going through with the move will burden local news organizations and their web teams, who will be unable to replace the […]