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Ian Shapira

Washington Post Writer: Gawker Ripped Off My Newspaper Story

Washington Post | Ian Shapira | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Gawker's story featured several quotations from the coach and a client, and neatly distilled Loehr's biography -- information entirely plucked from my...

Gawker's Big Media Heist

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bart Motes

Did Gawker writer Hamilton Nolan rip off Ian Shapira? Did he rip off the Washington Post? I'd say Shapira, who was pleased, and his editor, who was pissed, were both right.

Gawking at the Washington Post

Hugh McGuire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Hugh McGuire

The problem with Gawker blogging about a Washington Post story isn't bloggers "stealing" stories. The problem is measuring the value of content.