Mashable, Uproxx and Buzzfeed and all those other ones take part in historic win for the Times by re-re-posting the Times’ staff work on their sites.
Piggybacking on the good fortunes of the L.A. Times newsroom for grabbing a Pulitzer in Breaking News Reporting Monday for its coverage of the San Bernardino attack, news aggregator sites lit up in support.
“It feels really good knowing the work we stole all year was recognized,” a Buzzfeed spokesman said after the announcement streamed live. “Even though there’s no way the L.A. Times would ever 55k shares for their original reporting—we still recognize the Pulitzer as a legitimate validation of their good work. And we’re currently trying to come up with 28 ways we’re happy for them.”
A Mashable spokeswoman said in light of the site’s editorial layoff last week good content to “re-purpose” from real newsrooms is now…
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