08 Jul '12, 10am

Finally, a sentiment I share... New blog post: SPH vs Daniel Ong: Who has the rights to the articles?

I’m sure by now all of you have heard about the big hoo ha between former Radio DeeJay Daniel Ong and SPH. If you didn’t, go check out Daniel Ong’s Facebook page here , here and here . Here are my views about this whole entire saga. When you grant a publication an interview, you give the publication contents and in exchange publicity. This is a fair deal and it ends here. When you republish the article on your website, you are using the publication’s reputation to further your publicity while the publication gains nothing at all. Daniel Ong claims that by reposting the articles, he is helping SPH get more readership. Yes, he help the publications get more readership on the articles about his business. Did the publication gain anything from that? Nope, not at all. I’m pretty sure nobody went to buy a copy of Shin Min Daily News or Simply Her magazine after reading the artic...

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2012/07/08/sph-vs-daniel-ong-who-has-th...

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