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February, 2009

Picking on The Huffington Post

Not in a bad way. Last night Obama chose a Huffington Post reporter for a question (specifically Sam Stein). Just to give it some context, here's a few publications who didn't get to ask any questions: The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Time and Newsweek. Made me think about this little bit of original reporting I just ran across from Simon Owens. Simon looked at the top 10 blogs from Technorati to calculated how much of their content was "data that wasn't already freely available on the web." His findings: On average 13% of the top 10's content was original, with Techcrunch leading with 37%.
February 10, 2009
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