Content Worth Watching: Yahoo!

Research for an upcoming Outsell HotTopics on users

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Paid News Subs Get Two Boosts

Paid News Subs Get Two Boosts The newspapers

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Warren Buffett: Release Me

This week, Warren Buffett

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When News Is News

Who knew? News is hot. Like the old days when most blogs were about blogging, it seems most of the industry news of late is about news. – Knight Ridder continues to draw attention after dissident shareholders demanded the sale of the company, but apparently nothing in the price range the ...

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Numbers Behind TimesSelect Refine the News Picture

Outsell affiliate analyst Ken Doctor notes that last week was full of terrifying headlines for the newspaper industry: Circulation drops 2.6 percent nationally! E-Papers will replace print – soon! Google Automat revealed! Against that background, a report about the progress of TimesSelect ...

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Knight Ridder Scenarios

Even after years of cutbacks, divestitures, and other moves to satisfy Wall Street, Knight Ridder was given notice this week by Private Capital Management, a 19 percent shareholder, that the clock has run out. PCM wants a sale or breakup of Knight Ridder. Outsell Affiliate Analyst Ken Doctor ...

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Thinking Out Loud About News/Ad Reconnections

Outsell affiliate analyst Ken Doctor notes that amid widespread pessimism about the future of the newspaper industry, a silver lining might be found in some new ways that content is being recombined with advertising. On the Web, news/feature content has been divorced from the advertising that ...

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In Outsell’s Opinion: Thinking Out Loud About the Next Wave of Challenges for Newspapers

Last week a report in the newsletter Classified Intelligence confirmed rumors that Google would like to aggregate classified listings and move them into its main search results. It is in talks with possible partners such as CareerBuilder to aggregate listings from the paid listings sites. This ...

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The Content-Producing Engines Are Sputtering

The geese that lay the golden eggs of digital content are going on a diet. The likelihood of cuts extending into the newsroom is something that Outsell has been commenting on publicly in recent weeks. Newsroom staff tightening coupled with declining print circulation is nothing new. Both have ...

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The NY Times Selects a New Revenue Plan; Nisenholtz Says It

This week The New York Times launched its new

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