Belo, Canada.com, Tribune, Knight Ridder reap the fruits of convergence
By J.D. Lasica
Online Journalism Review
Quietly, with barely a glimmer of attention, the largest newspaper chains on the continent have spent the past few months rolling out Web publishing systems that herald important changes for both online staffs and news consumers.
The new systems tie each media company’s Web sites closer together, lowering production costs, smoothing the way for network advertising buys, and enabling editorial staffs to share content much more easily than before.