If you want to know what it regards as fair use of its material, take a look at its price menu below (and – ok – you’ll have to squint).
Non-profits get a modest discount.
Now, I try to link not quote by the yard, but charging $12.50 for the privilege of repeating five (yes, 5) words is sheer madness – you only have to imagine quoting a story about ‘UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’ and the meter is running! Then there’s the hyphen. One word or two?
What about ‘President George W. Bush’? Is the ‘W.’ a word?
Real journalism does cost money, and is worth supporting, but this really, really, really, really, really (that’s $12.50 please) is not the way to do it…