Google has teamed up with venerable US newspapers The New York Times and The Washington Post to create an experimental web-based news platform designed to exploit "certain unique advantages of online publishing." Dubbed Living Stories, the prototype was unveiled on Tuesday with a post to the Official Google Blog. "We believe it' …
Isn't this what Google itself effectively does? Sure, not from a single source on a single webpage but it might come as a shock to some people that I don't read exclusively from one source. I like to read the same article from multiple publishers to get exclusive interviews, new information, personal spin, editorial bias. For the same reason nobody uses Wikipedia exclusively for resorce material it doesn't make sense to live on the front page of any newspaper for your coverage.
Look a lot like the BBCs way of doing things, but with a little bit more (the telling you what they updated, rather than just doing it).
This might be interesting?
Interesting? Part 2
What is interesting in above link is regional differences.
For example, USA based results show age and income almost normally distributed around some central value.
On the other hand the UK displays income as polarised in extreme upper and extreme lower ends of income descriptors.
And in Oz about 60% of viewers are in upper age range and upper income brackets too.
So how might this help news industry and google?
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