Today’s RSS Leftovers

Here’s what MJD passed on today:

The New York Times is moving into the second phase of implementing its metered paywall, said CEO Janet Robinson today. In English, this means the company is actually in the process of building the paywall. However, Robinson didn’t announce the price-points on the new metered-site, which is expected to launch early next year.

Politico confirmed the news on the Obama’s family vacation in Florida with a press release that says the Obama’s are vacationing in Florida. What a get!

– Six French newspapers have collaborated to create an online newsstand set to launch in September. Readers purchase the content by the article or by buying an entire subscription. The newsstand is the result of Google’s decision to post ads on its news aggregating system. The French papers felt the companies deserved a cut of the revenue, but Google didn’t play along.

– Do you have any desire to become a personal finance writer? If so, check out this link, where four personal finance writers give advice about how to do the job. Devil in the Details blogger Kathy Kristoff says “succeeding is just a matter of working harder and smarter. It’s easy to think you already know something, but the world changes every day.”