So reports PaidContent: A deal between Gannett, McClatchy, and Tribune has been reached, on the fate of the jointly-owned online/classifieds businesses: Gannett and Tribune will increase each of their equity stakes in CareerBuilder and ShopLocal.com to 42.5%, and in online news aggregator and search site Topix.net to 31.9%.
Adsense leading to censored stories?
So theorizes Chris Thompson, a columnist for the East Bay Express. [Read More]
News in brief
Steve Rubel weighs in on the WSJ's partnership with Technorati. Trib columnist Steve Johnson writes on most e-mail story lists are misleading. The reason? "Sometimes that means hard-news stories, as in, 'Holy cow, Israel is dropping bombs in Lebanon.' More often, though, it seems to be on the order of,... [Read More]
Newspapers start outlinking, Aggregators start profit sharing
WashingtonPost.com, ever at the forefront of all (web) things risky and bold, has contracted with Inform to start linking out to other newspapers and blogs contextually. [Read More]
Online ed. pay outpaces pack
Cyber Journalist reports that a survey done by the Inland Press Association shows online editor pay saw a “8.1 percent increase in base pay from 2005 to 2006, and an 8.8 percent increase in total direct pay, which consists of salary and incentives, according to the NICS.” [Read More]