Imitation, Flattery, Etc

First the NYT, now CNN:

CNN contest

A reader sent it:

I just opened the CNN app on my iPad and found something surprising, as you will see in the attached screenshot. It looks like CNN is trying to "emulate" your VFYW contest. What they can't copy though is the personal touch that the VFYW feature captures every time.

Update: A Dish reader in classic form:

For the record, that shot on CNN's iPad screenshot is from my hometown of Kuwait City!