Are journalists using chunks of your press release verbatim?
Now there’s a free service that will tell you.
Churnalism.com, which launched in the U.K. two years ago
, enables the public to copy and paste text from a news story to find out whether (and to what degree) that story “borrows” from press releases or Wikipedia. The site is now available in the United States as Churnalism U.S.
The Sunlight Foundation
is responsible for bringing the service to the States.
The organization provided a tutorial for the service here: