How many curators does it take to curate a story about lightbulbs?

Rex Hammock criticizes the practices of re-writing or paraphrasing third-party content under the guise of curation:

But somewhere along the way, the inherently-confusing metaphor of “curation” being applied to content on the web went from something like, “finding relevant content and pointing readers to it” to something like, “find content on other sites and simply re-write what they say and place it on our site and that’s okay, as long as somewhere you credit the source.”

Read original article at Rex Hammock’s…