Reuters’ Peter Lauria complained today that his company wasn’t credited with breaking news that Rich Ross was stepping down as head of The Disney Co.’s movie studio. Do seconds divide the best and the rest? Are we obligated to note when someone beats us on a story? Do you “own” a scoop, and if so, for how long?
My Storify of this important debate follows. Please give it the attention it deserves, unless someone has beaten me by 30 seconds with his version.
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