Blog Post

Interview: Glen Drury, UK MD, Yahoo: Google News, Bebo Deal; Mobile Efforts

Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) has questioned Google’s (NSDQ: GOOG) decision to start publishing news stories on its own site. The site last month began syndicating AP, AFP, PA and Canadian Press content direct to Google News instead of just pointing to news sites’ coverage. More in extended entry…

But, in an interview with paidContent:UK (see full transcript), Glen Drury, UK managing director of Yahoo – which has long functioned as a syndicated news publisher, has over 450 sources and operates probably the world’s most visited news site – said: “I don