I’ve noticed quite often as I read more blogs, that people are blogging on another person’s blog on an original post… Why do they not go to the bother to credit the source?
Here is one example from Xplana that not only mangles the credit, but does a crappy link job.
The title of this blog “RSS feeds from Learning Object Repositories – Known Examples” correcltly links to the source post at Scott Leslie’s EdTechPost, but why do they give blog credit to David Carter-Tod’s Serious Instructional Technology? Yes indeed, David did blog on this, but it is a scant entry where the commentary is a one sentence quote.
David and Scott do excellent work, and go to efforts to blog the sources.
Maybe I am still a blogger newbie, but blog the source not the annotation of the annotatation of ….
The post "Blog Etiquette: Get The Source" was originally squeezed out of the bottom of an old rusted tube of toothpaste at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2003/04/blog-etiquette/) on April 22, 2003.