Friday, April 10, 2009

News and Blogs: Arianna Huffington’s Online Media Debate

The discussion about the aggregation and distribution of content on the web heated up this week when the Associated Press
announced plans to "launch an industry initiative" designed "to protect news content" online.

The announcement -- characterized by the New York Times' Saul Hansell as a "
war on search engines and aggregators" -- drew considerable fire, including blasts from Google, BusinessWeek, the Online Journalism Review, TechCrunch, and this classic broadside from Danny Sullivan at Search Engine Land.

The conversation continued last night when Charlie Rose invited me to discuss the issue with Tom Curley, AP's president and CEO… More at Huffington Post with embeded (17 min.) video


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