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Brand Selvia

Support your local paper - quit screenshooting it

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 2:25 PM
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  • The person screenshooting it has to have a subscription or they wouldn’t be able to read it. They paid their dues!

    -- Posted by computer on Thu, Mar 14, 2019, at 1:37 PM
  • Just stop putting things on Facebook if you don't want it copied it just that simple. All things on Facebook are public.

    -- Posted by Roses2019 on Fri, Mar 15, 2019, at 3:17 PM
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    "I gleamed from Tom..."

    Just how brightly did you shine? The word you are looking for is "gleaned".

    And I would certainly not list the BG (or its staff) as "public servants". You are an employee for a business. The product this business sells is "news" and other information in a user-friendly manner.

    While you may have a point about someone "stealing" your bread & butter (notwithstanding contrary opinions) by screenshooting an article - it would serve the BG well to understand that paywalls and subscriptions are the death rattle of a newspaper industry that refuses to understand online media and the monetizing of hits/clicks.

    Someday, another outfit, an all-digital outfit, will come and eat the BG lunch, sharing it freely with consumers.

    -- Posted by dreadpirateroberts on Mon, Mar 18, 2019, at 2:09 PM
    Response by Brand Selvia, Reporter, Greencastle Banner Graphic:
    dreadpirateroberts: Thanks for pointing out my use of "gleam." I meant to use "glean" instead, and I've corrected it.

    Thank you for reading the post.

  • Public servant? No. Employees of a company in the business of delivering news/ opinion? Yes.

    -- Posted by beg on Thu, Mar 28, 2019, at 1:31 PM
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