AP Waffles on Blog Policies

News organization sends mixed signals over what citizen journos can lift
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 16, 2008 4:00 PM CDT
AP Waffles on Blog Policies
%u201CIf you want our content, we expect to be paid for it," says AP CEO Tom Curley.   (KRT Photos)

(Newser) – The Associated Press is struggling to hash out its policies toward bloggers who excerpt the organization's coverage, paidContent.org notes. The news agency attacked a liberal blog that posted snippets from its stories, but an AP exec later told the New York Times he regretted such a "heavy-handed" approach. Still, he's not withdrawing any demands that the blog remove the content. (Read more Associated Press stories.)

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