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News Aggregators: Scam or Publishers’ Scapegoats?

News Aggregators: Scam or Publishers’ Scapegoats?

Recently GigaOm reported that Josh Marshall of the political blog network Talking Points Memo pulled his site’s feeds from both Google Currents and Flipboard. Marshall’s reasoning? In his mind, the services are “scams against publishers.” TPM also pulled their services from our service for the same reasoning. As CEO of News360, I have a few thoughts I’d like to share on this topic. I think that it’s not a question of whether aggregators can bring new readers – they can, and if structured well that can open up opportunities for publishers (think of it like apps  and the app store […]

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