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AP lifts reporting from Raw Story

This should piss you off. The AP doesn’t consider Raw Story, a great news source which does original reporting and investigative journalism a news outlet.

It’s a blog, the AP powers that be say, and the AP feels it’s ethical to lift all the work, in this case reporting by John Byrne and Larisa Alexandrovna, and republish it without crediting Raw.

The Raw article in question is U.S. quietly tightens access to classified information.

Katherine Shrader’s AP article is entitled Security Clearance Rules May Impede Gays.

Go read the piece and the bullsh*t excuses AP gives for not crediting Raw Story.

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