Why is WP's Shapira complaining about Gawker excerpting his piece?

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"So, a few thousand people encountered something you wrote who might not have otherwise? Great!" writes former WashingtonPost.com executive editor Jim Brady after reading Ian Shapira's piece, "How Gawker Ripped Off My Newspaper Story." || Rachel Sklar: Gawker did rip off Shapira. || Zachary Seward: A case study in fair use.
> Dean Baker: Here's a reporter arguing against free speech
> Garber on Shapira-the-writer and Shapira-the-staffer

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