New research has found more and more people just skim the aggregated headlines on sites like Google News to get their daily news fix, and never click through to the original stories.
Frustrated newspaper executives need to stop blaming Google for their woes, writes the company's CEO Eric Schmidt: Google News provides their sites with billions of clicks every month -- and it wants to work with them to build bigger audiences and make more money.
Rupert Murdoch may be rich, clever and influential, but his plan to remove News Corp content from Google's index is just daft. If he wants us to read his stories, let alone pay for them, we have to be able to find them first.
The shift in the ABC's Arts programming from TV and radio to the web heralds a much larger metamorphosis for the broadcaster, in which the web is its primary form and other mediums just exist to feed it content, writes Karl Quinn.
According to Rupert Murdoch, Google and other content "kleptomaniacs" are stealing and profiting from his content. But what do you find at the end of the every News article? A "Share This" request for readera to promote the story on the very sites that Murdoch decries.
Over the weekend, Rupert Murdoch used some nasty language at the so-called World Media Summit in Beijing to slag off the likes of Google and Yahoo, describing them as content "kleptomaniacs" because they aggregate News Corporation’s content.
It seems everyone is getting into the news aggregation game now: The Atlantic has just launched The Atlantic Wire, pulling together the best and most influential op-eds from around the media. Nicely done.
At Google News, business product manager Josh Cohen is the man who deals with angry newspaper publishers, many of whom blame the company for the current media industry slump. Will the two ever kiss and make-up? Cohen shares his thoughts.
The Huffington Post has partnered with Facebook to release a new feature called HuffPost Social News, allowing users to track and share the HuffPo articles they're reading. It's the futureof journalism, says Chadwick Matlin, although it won't necessarily be its saviour.
The era of readers getting all their daily news from a single site is long gone, says TechCrunch's Erick Schonfeld. Newspapers can either sit around blaming aggregators, or learn how to take advantage of them.