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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'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…

Report: News Corp. Forming Online Consortium?

News Corp. executives reportedly have been meeting in recent weeks with newspaper publishers about forming a consortium that would charge for news online and on wireless devices, The Los Angeles…

NYT Video Obits Gain in Popularity, Number

Two years ago, The New York Times posted its first video obituary known as The Last Word. The subject, humorist and columnist Art Buchwald, had recorded an interview to be…

AP to Track Online Content Usage

The Associated Press has taken the first move to protect its content online, with plans to create a news registry to tag and track all AP online content "to assure…

St. Louis Papers' Site Draws Record 'All-Star' Traffic

Massive preview coverage of tonight's Major League Baseball All-Star Game in St. Louis drew record Web traffic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Monday, according to editor Arnie Robbins.He said the…

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