Yahoo! (YHOO ) and a loose consortium of newspaper publishers are mulling a partnership that would encompass Web classifieds, local news, and content packages based on general themes, like travel …
Newspaper companies would build a network within what is one of the Web's top destinations and win a crucial concession in today's search-engine economy: getting a cut of the ads sold around search results of their content.
No question, this is good
news for the companies involved. But I hope these guys don’t think distribution
of content is their only problem. The quality
of their content is a more serious problem.