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Copyright Infringement and Me — The tl;dr version of this post: My 2005 Ice Dragon entry, called “A Tale of Two Tarts” was apparently printed without my knowledge or permission in a magazine and I am apparently the victim of copyright infringement. — The story:
Discussion: Media Decoder, Online Journalism Blog, nihilistic-kid.livejournal.com, Guardian, Romenesko, The Consumerist, Boing Boing, Daily Dish, CNET News, Mixed Media, Techland, All Facebook, msnbc.com, SAI, BlogHer, CJR, Techdirt, Faster Forward, BlogPost, The Life and Times …, Gizmodo, Gothamist, Geekosystem and Daring Fireball
Tanzina Vega / Media Decoder: A Social Media Firestorm About Apple Pies
Paul Bradshaw / Online Journalism Blog: Cooks Source magazine gets Facebook backlash for copying material without permission
Nick Mamatas / nihilistic-kid.livejournal.com: Copyright follies — A friend of mine has a story to tell …
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Cooks Source blasted for stealing story, claiming anything on Web is ‘public domain’
Chris Morran / The Consumerist: Magazine Copies Entire Story From Web, Tells Writer She Should Pay …
Andrea James / Boing Boing: Today's web justice driveby: Cooks Source Magazine
Rene Lynch / Daily Dish: Cooks Source magazine vs. the Web
Elinor Mills / CNET News: Attack cause Intuit Web-hosting service outage?
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media: Cooking Magazine Gets Poached Egg on the Face
Michelle Castillo / Techland: Cooks Source Magazine Controversy: Is It Copyright Infringement?
Caitlin Fitzsimmons / All Facebook: Facebook Backlash Inundates Food Magazine Over Content Theft
Helen A.S. Popkin / msnbc.com: Ye olde apple pies are recipe for Internet hate fest
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Magazine Tells Author She Should Be Glad They Stole Her Work
Dylan DePice / CJR: Plagiarists' Favors — Today, numerous outlets reported …
Melissa Bell / BlogPost: ‘Cooks Source’ magazine an online crook?
David Chen / The Life and Times of David Chen: Why the Entire Internet Attacked a Small Western New England Food Publication
Jen Carlson / Gothamist: Student Outs Cooking Magazine For Plagiarism
Robert Quigley / Geekosystem: Magazine Knowingly Steals Writer's Work, Says Everything Online Is “Public Domain”
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker:
Magazine Editor Steals Article, Tells Writer ‘You Should Compensate Me!’ — Writer Monica Gaudio was surprised to see an old article of hers appear in Cooks Source, a “publication for food lovers in Western New England.” So she wrote the magazine's editor to ask how they got it. The reply: insanity.
Jessanne Collins / The Awl:
My Summer on the Content Farm — Remember that “I Love Lucy” episode where Lucy and Ethel take jobs in the chocolate factory and the conveyor belt starts pumping out candy faster than they can pack it in the wrappers so they start stuffing their faces and cleavage with the excess, cowering from the intimidating factory matron?
Discussion: New York Observer, CJR, Romenesko and New York Magazine
Hunter Walker / New York Observer: Demand Media Refugee Dumps $7/hr. Editing Gig; Writes for Awl for Free
Ryan Chittum / CJR: Audit Notes: Derailed; Tax Know-Nothings, Press Bubble, Etc.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Ex-Miami Herald reporter: ‘I was an unhappy camper at Demand Media from the start’
Rob Wong / Hulu Blog:
More Content, More Devices — Since we kicked off our preview of Hulu Plus, it's been our mission to continually add more devices and content to the Hulu Plus service. Over the past few weeks, we've added several titles to the Hulu Plus service, including new fall shows like Raising Hope …
Discussion: Business Wire, msnbc.com, ReadWriteWeb, VentureBeat, Gadget Lab, paidContent and CrunchGear, more at Techmeme »
Jeff Bertolucci / Business Wire: Hulu Plus Now Open to All
Wilson Rothman / msnbc.com: Hulu Plus $10-per-month video service now open to everyone
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Hulu Plus Opens to All, No Invite Needed
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Hulu Plus drops invites, heads to Sony Bravia HDTVs and all PlayStation 3 users
Tim Carmody / Gadget Lab: Hulu Plus For PlayStation 3, Invitation-Free
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Hulu Plus Goes Wide: No Invite Needed, No Price Cut
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Hulu Plus Comes To Plain Ol' PSN Users
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Hulu Plus Opens Up, Doesn't Go on Sale
Robert Andrews / paidContent:
Guardian Flips iPhone App To Subscription Model, Except In U.S. — We had expected The Guardian to move its popular iPhone app, which has a one-off £2.39 ($3.99) download price, to a recurring payment. — Now the paper says it is introducing a new app, due in December …
Discussion: Guardian, Nieman Journalism Lab, TechCrunch Europe, The Next Web, WebNewser, Poynter Online and The Wall Blog
Mark Sweney / Guardian: Guardian updates iPhone app
Links on Twitter / Nieman Journalism Lab: Guardian iPhone app goes subscription, 81% of bloggers at it for …
Steve O'Hear / TechCrunch Europe: That didn't take long - The Guardian to introduce subscriptions to its iPhone app
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: The Guardian to charge iPhone app subscription fee
Damon Kiesow / Poynter Online: Guardian makes changes to mobile site, iPhone app
Janko Roettgers / GigaOM:
Dish Exec: Hulu Is Destroying the TV Industry — Hulu users would wait a lot longer to catch up on their favorite shows, if Dish Network VP of Online Content Development and Strategy Bruce Eisen had his way. “If I can watch Glee tomorrow morning and I don't have to pay a pay TV service …
Discussion: Techland, CrunchGear, Techdirt, Daring Fireball and Neowin.net
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Dish Network Claims Hulu Will Destroy The TV Industry. So What?
Mike Masnick / Techdirt: Dish Network Wants To Make Hulu Even More Useless
Brandon Boyce / Neowin.net: Dish exec says Hulu is killing TV industry
Nat Ives / AdAge:
Does Forbes' First Sponsored Blog Look Too Much Like Editorial? — As SAP Weighs in Under AdVoice Label, Some Object — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — Forbes' website has started running the sponsored blogs it promised back in September, letting the business software marketer SAP weigh in on cyber security …
Tom Krazit / Relevant Results:
How one company games Google News — Note the second cluster of stories produced by a Google News search for “iTunes” yesterday afternoon. All of those Red Label News stories were basically the same: spammy SEO-keywords alongside Web ads. — (Credit: Screenshot by Tom Krazit/CNET)
Mallary Jean Tenore / Poynter Online:
Brokaw: 'There's Always a Reason to Turn Over a Rock & Find Out What's Under it — It's been six years since Tom Brokaw stepped down as anchor of “NBC Nightly News,” but he's just as committed to journalism as he ever was. — When I spoke with him by phone last week …
Discussion: St. Petersburg Times, Mediaite and New York Observer
Ray Rahman / Mediaite: Tom Brokaw Won't Touch Social Media, Or, Who Keeps Invading Mr. Brokaw's Privacy?
Jeff Bercovici / Mixed Media:
How Facebook and Twitter Are Replacing Blogging — It's hard to recall these days, now that most bloggers are corporate drones (*cough*), but blogging was originally the pursuit of hobbyists. And now a lot of those hobbyists appear to be giving it up, or at least cutting back …
Colby Hall / Mediaite:
Fox News On Christine O'Donnell: We Have ‘No Plans To Hire Her’ — The midterms are over, and while the GOP regained control of the House, the coronation of the Tea Party movement is still up for debate. Sure, a number of Tea Party candidates won their races, but perhaps the most visible …
Discussion: The Huffington Post, The Wire and New York Observer
Kara Thrace / The Wire: Even FOX News Not Hiring Christine O'Donnell
Nate Freeman / New York Observer: In Shocking Twist, Christine O'Donnell …
Associated Press Television News to undergo complete digital transformation — The digital upgrade allows the AP to enhance the compelling coverage delivered every day from around the world — NEW YORK - Associated Press Television News, the world's leading video news agency …
Michael Learmonth / AdAge:
Nielsen Admits Undercounting Web Traffic — Computer Glitch Caused System to Under Count Time Spent By 22% — NEW YORK (AdAge.com) — The Nielsen Co. disclosed today it has been undercounting traffic to websites — for at least the last three months — due to a flaw in its system that failed …
The New York Times Company:
The New York Times Expands DealBook Franchise, Delivering Must-Read News and Insight for Players at All Levels of Deal Community — New York Times Enlists Veteran Wall Street and Financial Journalists and Columnists to Expand The Times's Already-Noteworthy Coverage
Discussion: Talking Biz News, paidContent and ProPublica
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: NYT expands Dealbook coverage
Ken Doctor / Nieman Journalism Lab:
The Newsonomics of Kindle Singles — [Each week, our friend Ken Doctor — author of Newsonomics and longtime watcher of the business side of digital news — writes about the economics of the news business for the Lab.] — Maybe the newspaper is like the old LP — you know, as in “Long Play.”
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
For Sale: Inside.com, Barely Used — Psst. Wanna buy a cool Web address? — Guardian Media has one for sale. The British publisher is peddling the “Inside.com” domain name, people familiar with the company tell me. Asking price, I'm told, is something north of $100,000.
Choire Sicha / The Awl:
The Last Female Staff Reporter Quits the ‘New York Observer’ — As of five weeks ago, there were two women staff reporters at the New York Observer. Three weeks ago, one of those women quit; today, Irina Aleksander, the last woman staff reporter, has given notice.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: New York Observer loses its last female staffer
Hamilton Nolan / Gawker: Olivier Zahm Urges Masturbation in Movie Theaters
John Cook / Gawker:
The Final Insult to Arianna Huffington's Failed Journalism Experiment — The Huffington Post Investigative Fund, Arianna Huffington's failed attempt at nonprofit journalism, was taken over by the Center for Public Integrity. Now the Center for Public Integrity has been taken over by a right-wing hack.
Jim Romenesko / Romenesko: Solomon named executive editor of Center for Public Integrity
Kara Swisher / BoomTown:
Welcome to ATD: The Very Enterprising Arik Hesseldahl — And Arik Hesseldahl (pictured here) makes it four. — New reporters and bloggers for All Things Digital, that is. — The well-known tech writer-based in New York-will be covering the enterprise arena, as well as chips, for us.
Discussion: Talking Biz News
Chris Roush / Talking Biz News: Ex-Businessweek writer joins All Things Digital
Mike Vilensky / New York Magazine:
Graydon Carter: Editing Newsweek Would Be ‘A Completely Hopeless, Thankless Task’ — Graydon Carter was unusually chipper last night at the Landmarks Conservancy's Living Landmarks Celebration, at which he was honored. But the Vanity Fair editor, who was mingling with fellow honorees Jonathan M. Tisch …
Discussion: New York Observer
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Time Warner Cable Says It's Looking for Cord Cutters, but Can't Find Them, Either — Last week, Comcast lost 275,000 subscribers, but said those losses weren't due to “cord cutters"-people who ditched cable TV for Web video. — So this week's news from Time Warner Cable should have a familiar ring to it …
Discussion: Broadcasting & Cable
Mike Farrell / Broadcasting & Cable: TWC Stock Soars on Buyback News