Earlier today Bill Keller hurled some invective against Web aggregators in general and Arianna Huffington in particular.
It's a great, punchy read! But if you're in a hurry:
The New York Times' executive editor calls media commentators and media recyclers "oxpeckers who ride the backs of pachyderms, feeding on ticks."
He compares aggregators to pirates, then says that AOL's $315 million purchase of Huffington Post has been poorly described: "Buying an aggregator and calling it a content play is a little like a company's announcing plans to improve its cash position by hiring … Read more