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Katie Couric’s Gig At Yahoo Breaks All The Rules

Katie Couric’s Gig At Yahoo Breaks All The Rules

By Ann Casano June 23, 2014

How the world gets its news is changing every day. Remember having to wait to hear about details of a story until the morning paper? For better or worse, now the latest scoop is up on the web in seconds. …

Yahoo News Gets New Deputy Editor In Daniel Klaidman Yahoo News Gets New Deputy Editor In Daniel Klaidman

Yahoo has been rebuilding its Yahoo News team in recent months with some high profile talent acquisitions. On Monday, the company announced yet another new team member with the appointment of Daniel Klaidman to the Deputy Editor position. He comes …

Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo

Yahoo continues to add high-profile names to Yahoo News with the addition of Katie Couric to the staff as its new Global Anchor. CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news this morning via blog post, sharing her enthusiasm about the acquisition. …

Yahoo News Gets Another New York Times Columnist Yahoo News Gets Another New York Times Columnist
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Yahoo continues to build its news team, adding Matt Bai as a new Yahoo News National Political Columnist. Bai is the former chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine.Yahoo says in his new role he’ll offer “unique commentary …

Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage Yahoo Taps David Pogue To Lead Tech Coverage
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Yahoo announced on Monday that well-known tech columnist, author and TV host David Pogue is joining the company to lead the expansion of its consumer tech coverage. Pogue will publish columns, blog posts and video stories about gadgets, apps and …

Yahoo News Gets A New Editor In Chief Yahoo News Gets A New Editor In Chief

Yahoo has just added New York Times deputy news editor Megan Liberman as the new editor in chief at Yahoo News. The company says she will lead a “major expansion” of Yahoo News, which will bring in “new voices and …

Yahoo News Gets A Redesign To Go With New Homepage Yahoo News Gets A Redesign To Go With New Homepage
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Yahoo continues to push out redesigns of its major properties. In recent months, we’ve seen the company release new versions of its homepage, search results page and Yahoo Mail Now, it’s Yahoo News’ turn. “Just like with the new Yahoo! …

Yahoo Readies More Search-Related Add-Ons
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Some relatively minor tweaks have had a major impact on clickthrough rates at Yahoo, and more are on the way.  Yahoo announced this afternoon that its "Trending Now" lists have been a major success, and adjustments to both them and Yahoo News are in the works.

Yahoo Enhances Search for Sports and News
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Yahoo is rolling out some new search enhancements for Yahoo Sports and Yahoo News on this April Fools Day, and Yahoo’s Tricia Stream tells WebProNews it’s "no joke." She says it’s evidence of the company’s "continued innovation in search and the benefits of weaving compelling search experiences throughout the Yahoo! network."

Why Yahoo News Was Number One on Election Night
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You may have heard that Yahoo News was the most popular site on the night of the United States Presidntial Election ten days ago. Now comScore has confirmed this along with some numbers for other sources making up the top five:

Yahoo! News Getting Redesign, Good for Blogs
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Yahoo! News has a new redesign in the works, and in a move that will make many bloggers and "citizen journalists" happy, they are giving some love to blog posts that are covering popular news stories. On what appears to be each article page, there is a section for "most blogged" within the particular category you happen to be in.

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Someone Plays Politics On Yahoo News
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Words have power, as a number of people have realized over the years of the printed page. A small example of that appeared as an odd edit on an AP article appearing on Yahoo News.

Yahoo News Reads McClatchy Coverage

International news items created by McClatchy foreign correspondents will be added as ‘Trusted Voices’ to Yahoo News.

Yahoo Blog Search To Be Continued

Although the blog results component for Yahoo News searches has vanished from the site, it should return after some tweaking to it has been completed.

Yahoo! Your Town In The News

The newest beta from Yahoo News allows its multitude of users to select their cities and see a module of local headlines appear on the main Yahoo News page.