Should Mainstream Media Be Held to Different Standards Than Bloggers?

Should mainstream media be held to different standards than bloggers when it comes to crediting sources? Mainstream media agencies have frequently turned their noses up at bloggers, essentially claiming that they steal and repurpose the work of their hard working journalists. While this may be true in some cases, it is hardly fair to say that this is true in general. In fact, this week, we’ve seen a clear example of the hypocrisy of this notion, because mainstream media publications are clearly just as guilty as blogs when it comes to improper crediting of sources.

Would Traditional Media Steal from Blogs? No…Never.

Lots of bloggers and online reporters have experienced this at one time or another. We’ve certainly had it happen to us here at WebProNews more than a few times. You break a story, then it’s all over the web, but you don’t get the credit.

Google Now Showing Suggestions for “Islam Is”

Update: Google is now showing suggestions for "Islam is". They can be seen in the screenshot below.

Just How Real-Time is Google’s Real-Time Search?

Update: According to reports, it took Google about six minutes to gather it’s "real-time" search results for a San Franciso earthquake.