Techmeme’s Gave Rivera on Aggregation

by Jason Preston on April 9, 2009

“It’s illuminating to observe that both WSJ (a News Corp. property) and NYT (a key AP member) are both themselves news aggregators,” Rivera wrote. “Both maintain sections which quote headlines from external sites. So, constituents of these organizations already know aggregation is useful and fair. This knowledge just hasn’t reached AP’s and News Corp.’s leadership.”