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Revolving Door Newsletter: 04.07.09

Twitter To Hire; Men's Journal Downsizes

April 7, 2009
The Associated Press is going after Internet aggregators in earnest: On Monday, the news organization said it would require Google, Yahoo, Drudge Report, and other news sites to obtain permission to republish its content, or face prosecution, with AP chairman William Dean Singleton asserting, "We can no longer stand by and watch others walk off with our work under misguided legal theories." An early ally in the fight is The Wall Street Journal, whose editor Robert Thomson called aggregators "parasites." The other major news to emerge from the AP's annual meeting was the decision to slash rates, which ...

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