associatedpress-e15021402-e283b79e68b854ab60c6b518692931247780e7fd

This day in WND history: AP’s strange ethics

The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on WND Politics

AP’s strange ethics

Aug. 13, 2003: WND editor Joseph Farah thrashed the largest news-gathering operation in the world, the Associated Press, for unethically publishing WND’s news as its own.

Farah, who had authored an amazing expose of the news media titled “Stop the Presses,” wrote in 2003: “For the second time in a year, the AP has flagrantly misappropriated exclusive, copyright material published by WorldNetDaily. No attribution. No credit. No nothing. …

“But there’s even more to this story.

“While AP is lifting WorldNetDaily copyright content seemingly at will without attribution or credit, the very same news organization has the nerve to threaten WorldNetDaily for using AP information in stories with full credit! Last May, AP’s legal department threatened a lawsuit against WND for copyright infringement for using fully attributed information in our stories. This is what we call in the business ‘fair use.’”

View the full story

To see WND highlights

Click here to Read this Entire Story on WND Politics


This post was originally published on this site
Comments are closed.