As a marketer, you probably don't want to pirate someone's content. Search engines may penalize you for publishing duplicate content and, of course, there are the potential legal and ethical issues to consider.
We all want to be quoted accurately, but that is very different from allowing sources to delete substantive remarks. We should be concerned about that practice in a democracy, and we should expect reporters to resist that kind of control.
Far from a "show about nothing," Seinfeld was actually an analysis of the ins and outs of daily human interaction-of the mundane social experiences previously not deemed worthy of exploration in front of a mass audience.