The bombshell story that Rick Scott’s administration ‘accidentally’ deleted scores of emails may be the lead story on the St. Petersburg Times‘ website:
Yet, you can’t find the story on SayfieReview.com, which normally never misses the opportunity to aggregate anything the Times publishes. By the way, the Times’ email story was up last night, so there’s no reason why the story should not be on SayfieReview UNLESS THERE’S A REASON IT’S NOT ON SAYFIEREVIEW.COM
Update: Justin Sayfie and I just exchanged emails over this issue:
Good morning Peter,
Happy Friday! I just noticed that you posted two tweets that erroneously stated that Sayfie Review did not have a link to the Miami Herald story regarding the deleted emails from Gov. Scott’s transition. That story has been posted on the Sayfie Review since 7 am this morning, and in our daily email to our readers that was sent out at 7:10 am, that specific headline was also included. I can provide you with a copy of that email if you do not have it to verify what I am saying. In light of this fact, I respectfully request a correction to be issued via Twitter.
Thank you for your consideration.
I have Tweeted:Justin Sayfie was good enough to point out that the #Sayfie Review had the Herald version of the Times story, but that wasn’t my point.But that wasn’t my point. It was a point about aggregation, actually about the subjective nature of aggregation.Why wasn’t the story aggregated from the original source? Michael Bender is a Times reporter, even if the story was cross-posted at the Herald. You’re giving whatever click-thrus you might generate to the Herald rather than the newspaper which created the story.Oh well…