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Newspapers Might Soon Be Delivered On Mobile Phones

With most national newspapers experiencing record-low subscriber rates, many are starting to wonder if newspapers (at least in printed form) are on the brink of extinction. California start-up company Verve Wireless has come forward with a tempting ... offer that could save many newspaper companies. That's not to say that people are not reading newspaper content. Online newspapers, whether coming from national news sources or reputable newsletters like, are being read by millions of people on a daily basis. In fact, after search engines and email services, newspaper content ( ... (view more)

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Facebook Not A Source Say Newspaper Regulators

The body which regulates British newspapers is considering guidelines to restrict journalists from using social networking profiles as sources. It follows increasing complaints from people who have become the subject of stories and find details from ... sites such as Facebook included in newspaper articles. Tim Toulin, director of the Press Complaints Commission (PCC), said "It's down to the PCC to set the boundaries in a common sense way about what sort of information it is acceptable to re-publish". The PCC is an industry body made up of newspaper editors and independent representatives which ... (view more)

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Newspapers, Yahoo Considering Partnership

Recently, BusinessWeek magazine reported that Hearst Newspapers and MediaNews Group are leading preliminary discussions for partnership with Yahoo in content-specific areas. (Source: ) The partnerships would include collaborations in areas ... such as local news, theme-based content packages (for instance, travel), and web classifieds. (Source: ) Preliminary talks also indicate that readers would be able to receive customized information based on their location and preferences. It has been speculated that the collaborative effort will focus on jobs postings, allowing ... (view more)

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