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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…

St. Pete Times Publisher Steps Down

Marty Petty, publisher of the St. Petersburg Times and executive vice president of Times Publishing Co., is leaving the company after nine years, the Times reported today. In a surprise…

Newspapers Form Sports-Sharing Alliance

At least 49 daily newspapers, most with circulations of 100,000 or higher, have joined a new national sports content-sharing alliance that plans to begin trading stories and columns in September,…

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…

Hearst Launches Company-Wide Investigative Project

A Hearst-wide investigative project that includes participation from seven of the chain's newspapers as well as many of its television stations is set to be published in less than two…

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…

More Papers Join Yahoo Newspaper Consortium

Five more newspapers have joined the Yahoo Newspaper Consortium, according to Reuters. The new members to the advertising consortium are: The Orange County Register of Santa Ana, Calif.; The Gazette…

NYT Co.: 'Globe' Shutter Threat Over

Some newsroom rank and file at The Boston Globe who spoke with E&P this morning said the guild contract offer that was narrowly voted down Monday was just not good…

WSJ's Deputy M.E. Hertzberg to Exit

Daniel Hertzberg, The Wall Street Journal's deputy managing editor with oversight of the paper's overseas editions and foreign bureaus, announced Tuesday he is leaving the staff. Hertzberg has 32 years…

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