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Bloomberg Promotes Doctoroff To CEO

Bloomberg LP Dan Doctoroff is being promoted to CEO from his role as president, a post he has held for the past three years after serving as…

AP Newspaper Revs Fell By A Third Since ’08

The rise of a “mobile future” was fast approaching and newspaper publishers needed to get better prepared, Associated Press CEO Tom Curley w…

GigaOm Raises $2.5 Million Fourth Round

Media and tech blog network GigaOm has raised $2.5 million fourth round of funding, according to an SEC filing (via Techcrunch). The partic…

Forbes’ True/Slant Prepares To Sign Off

As expected, Forbes is shuttering the True/Slant site this weekend, according to the posts of several contributors. As Fishbowl NY noted, al…

Yahoo News Brings News Commenting Back

After a three year hiatus, Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) News is once again opening up to news commenters. The site, which has been the top source of o…

Google Opens Up ‘Living Stories’

Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is giving new life to “Living Stories,” the format for online news it announced in December. The company is open sourcin…

Yahoo To Close Yahoo Tech Vertical

Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) is closing yet another one of its properties down: The company is pulling Yahoo Tech, the consumer-focused tech site it l…

Facebook’s New Role: News Site

Facebook, the news site? Hitwise runs the numbers and determines that the social network is now the fourth biggest source of visits to news…

Google News Stops Hosting New AP Content

In a sign that Google’s negotiations with the Associated Press over a new licensing contract may have reached a standstill, new AP articles…

Bloomberg Buys Energy News Publisher

A week after closing its purchase of BusinessWeek, it has bought New Energy Finance, a UK-based publisher of news covering the carbon and cl…

Google Unveils New Format For Online News

In early May, Google (NSDQ: GOOG) VP Marissa Mayer told a senate committee that she believed stories online should be “living;” rather than…

A.H. Belo To Experiment With Pay Walls

Buried in the announcement that A.H. Belo (NYSE: AHC) (NYSE: BLC) and MediaNews may pull their content from Google (NSDQ: GOOG) News is news…

Earnings: Newsquest’s Worst May Be Over

After the cuts, the closures, the ad declines, the worst of the publishing slump may be over for Newsquest.

Its advertising advertising rev…

A News Startup Fails To Get Traction In Denver

Here’s another datapoint in the struggles of news organizations to get people to pay for news online: 200. That’s how many people were willi…

GovDelivery Acquires Social Net GovLoop

GovDelivery, a government-focused online subscription and news services firm, has acquired GovLoop, a social network for government workers.…

Centaur Media Launching Social Marketing Site

NMA publisher Centaur Media is about to launch Reputation Online, a standalone, ad-funded, editorially-led site all about the growing busine…

The Future Of News Is Scarcity

Nic Brisbourne is a partner at European venture capital firm DFJ Esprit, investing in software and media. He was previously an associate wit…

News Int. Shutting Thelondonpaper, Website Too

Rupert Murdoch has blinked first in London’s unprofitable free evening newspaper war and decided to shut News International’s thelondonpaper…

paidContent Quick Hits: 6.30.09

»  Journalism Online, the start-up led by Steven Brill (pictured) Gordon Crovitz and Leo Hindrey, inked a deal with ITZ Publishing…