Gawker
Date: 2011-07-11
Author: Ryan Tate

Article Mentions
Author, Ryan Tate
Mentioned, John Mayer
Mentioned, Lebron James
Mentioned, Jennifer Aniston
Mentioned, Jessica Alba
Mentioned, James Franco
Mentioned, Amy Lee
Mentioned, John Edwards
Mentioned, Stanley McChrystal
Mentioned, Kat Stoeffel
Mentioned, Playboy
Mentioned, The New York Times
Mentioned, The New York Observer
Mentioned, UPS
Mentioned, The Huffington Post
Mentioned, Twitter
The Huffington Post indefinitely suspended a young blogger today for rewriting too much of someone's news article. This is pretty ridiculous, given HuffPo's systematic, officially-sanctioned approach to rewriting too much of people's news articles. Just ask a HuffPo veteran. "I am livid," a former HuffPo employee told us, referring to the news that the Huffington Post indefinitely suspended business writer Amy Lee for summarizing an AdAge article by mimicking its structure over six paragraphs. HuffPo business editor Peter Goodman wrote in response to AdAge's complaint that "we have zero tolerance for this sort of conduct... What occurred in this instance is entirely unacceptable and collides directly with the values that are at work in our ...(read more)
... The Huffington Post indefinitely suspended a young blogger today for rewriting too much of someone's news article. This is pretty ridiculous, given HuffPo's systematic, officially-sanctioned approach to rewriting too much of people's news articles. J ...
... lashed out at the publication when it linked and briefly summarized a British tabloid report that the singer had gotten back together with Jennifer Aniston. The young editor who wrote the piece was nearly fired, we're told, and everyone else was war ...


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