CBSNews.com Partners With Washingtonpost.com
CBSNews.com and the washingtonpost.com have formed a content-sharing partnership for coverage of the 2008 Presidential campaigns.
Under the terms of the agreement, CBSNews.com and the washingtonpoast.com will share political content throughout the 2008 Presidential campaign. The washingpost.com will carry video coverage from CBS News correspondents, producers and off air reporters. CBSNews.com will feature news, analysis and commentary from the Washington Post’s political reporters. Each site will link to the other’s political coverage.
"This partnership of two great news organizations that have been and continue to be leaders in political coverage will give online readers a deep, rich and insightful source of reporting and commentary," said Michael Sims, Vice President, Editorial, CBSNews.com.
"Our goal is to be the premier political information destination and to bring the best of the web to our readers, including the likes of Bob Schieffer, Jeff Greenfield and others."
The partnership will offer readers the chance to communicate with each news organization’s reporters and correspondents, who will jointly participate in live chats and other online activities. The news agencies are planning other joint projects as the campaign season develops.
"The partnership between CBSNews.com and washingtonpost.com ensures that the public reaps the significant benefits of our combined multimedia and interactive resources throughout the 2008 campaign," said Jim Brady, Executive Editor of washingtonpost.com.
"The history and strength of both organizations’ political reporting offers the unique opportunity for the Washington Post’s renowned reporters and columnists to collaborate with colleagues from CBS News to further enhance the unparalleled coverage that our audiences expect."