When I write about something that already has been written about elsewhere, I usually write my own version of events instead of just copy/pasting from the source. I’ll link to the source, of course, and might even use a small blurb.
Sometimes I will be lazy or I’m in a rush and can’t write anything, so I will just paste a few sentences from the source, link to the rest and that’s the end of my post. Either way, I do as little copying and pasting as possible. The reason I blog is to write and to rant, not to republish stuff you can read elsewhere.
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