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July 15, 2003

The whole story

Partial quotes often irritate those quoted since journalists often truncate, over-simplify or alter the meaning of statements by quoting only selections of what was said, or quoting remarks out of context. This could be set to change as bloggers upload full transcripts of statements and speeches so readers can see the context. Mark Glaser has a a column on this topic. Feeling Misquoted? Weblogs, Transcripts Let the Reader Decide is at http://www.ojr.org/ojr/glaser/1054844800.php. Posted by belinda at July 15, 2003 09:05 AM
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