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NYT Unveils Digital 'Skimmer' Edition

The latest New York Times digital application was announced today, Times Skimmer. The newspaper describes it as providing "online readers with the layout and experience of paging through a newspaper,…

AP Layoff Count Hits 90, Meets Goal

The count of Associated Press union employees laid off this week has risen to 90, which, according to the news cooperative, meets its goal of cutting annual payroll costs by…

Miami Herald to Launch Hyperlocal Web Network

The Miami Herald is the latest metro daily to join the hyper-local Web world, with plans to start a network of online sites focused on five of its communities before…

Survey: Local Newspaper Readership High

A new National Newspaper Association survey found that 81 percent of respondents read a local weekly paper each week, 73 percent read "most or all of it," and those readers…

NYT Looks to Cut 100 Newsroom Jobs

The New York Times announced a new buyout offer today, the paper reported on its Web site, adding that the goal is to cut 100 newsroom jobs, about 8 percent…

AP's Curley Welcomes Microsoft, Google Battle

Associated Press president and chief executive officer Tom Curley believes Microsoft's search engine battle with Google will revitalize the media industry by helping it profit more from online news, according…

AP, Internet Broadcasting Ink Content-Sharing Pact

The Associated Press has forged a content distribution agreement with Internet Broadcasting, a provider of local Web sites, content and advertising, which will provide AP members on the IB network…

CNN Launches Pay-Per-Story Web Service

CNN, which earlier this year started a syndication service to distribute its content to newspapers, has launched an a la carte version that allows news outlets to buy stories online…

McClatchy Papers Join AP Mobile News Network

McClatchy announced today that all 30 of its daily newspapers have joined The Associated Press mobile news network, AP revealed in a release.Two McClatchy papers, The Miami Herald and The…

Social Media for Newspapers: Risks and Rewards

Ask editor Bill Marimow of The Philadelphia Inquirer about the ways his staff has used social media, and he'll reel off a list. There was the high school that went…

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