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Blog Service Gets Newspaper Investment

Reuters: Newspapers buying into blog service. A syndication service that delivers commentary from 600 bloggers for use by newspaper publishers is set to launch tomorrow, further blurring the lines that divide blogs and mainstream media.

2 Comments on “Blog Service Gets Newspaper Investment”

  1. #1 Seth Finkelstein
    on Apr 10th, 2006 at 11:24 am

    Oh boy oh boy oh boy. I am so thrilled (saracasm):

    “In return, a select group of popular bloggers are offered wider distribution for their writings, he said. The online syndicate drives traffic to blog sites, allowing featured bloggers to make money from resulting online advertising fees.”

    Translation: If you produce something publishable for us, we’ll pay you … traffic! Which you can turn into … online ads!

    What’s so great about being an unpaid freelancer?

  2. #2 Las penas del Agente Smith » Los blogs saltan a los periódicos
    on Apr 10th, 2006 at 9:58 pm

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