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  • v. Present participle of excerpt.

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Examples

  • Its hard to do this article justice in excerpting it, so I encourage you to follow the link above and read the whole thing, but hear are some choice highlights (bold emphasizes some particular passages I will comment on)

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » On Totally Losing Perspective

  • I do like the idea of excerpting recent posts on the main page to entice the reader to click on -- maybe that would work, I'd just need to check one page to see if there was anything interesting to read on any of sub-sites.

    The new "blog magazine" trend.

  • Titus doesn't address the issue of excerpting which is what I do at all, but merely states that it's necessary for those who post articles in full to seek permission first.

    BatesLine: March 2005 Archives

  • For grades 7-12, the Department of Education suggests teachers prepare by excerpting quotes from Obama's speeches on education for their students to contemplate - and ask as questions such as Why does President Obama want to speak with us today?

    Florida GOP chair: Obama trying to 'indoctrinate' children

  • Rather, there may be a few clips, just as on TV, but with the excerpting process actually encouraged or multiplied by Internet habits.

    Matthew Yglesias » Presidents and Media Change

  • The Huffington Post is excerpting a series of these fascinating stories.

    Faces of America: The True Dichotomy of Eva Longoria

  • But I question whether an organization that makes raw data dumps available to the public is the same as a journalistic organization that adds value by sorting through and excerpting information to provide relevant facts and analysis.

    Larry Magid: Tech Makes Media Landscape Even More Confusing

  • It's also worth excerpting this section on the recent expansion of the understanding of the Second Amendment.

    The travels of the Constitution

  • And he always linked to what he was excerpting -- that was the whole idea.

    Dan Kennedy: Romenesko Speaks

  • Moos wrote a long piece for -- yes, Romenesko+ -- informing readers that in response to an inquiry from the Columbia Journalism Review, she had discovered that Romenesko sometimes quoted from material he was excerpting without attributing it properly.

    Dan Kennedy: Romenesko Speaks

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