Publishers Form NewsRight to License Content Online

Former ABC News president Westin named CEO


There’s no question that readers' appetite for news is more voracious than ever. But as news consumption migrates online, newspapers and other major news organizations are facing huge financial challenges that threaten their news-gathering staff.

That’s the dilemma that former ABC News president David Westin set out to address last year when he became involved in developing NewsRight, an independent digital rights and content licensing organization. NewsRight launches today with an impressive list of 29 investors (including The News York Times Co.,

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