Yahoo Saving The Newspaper Industry
All of those deals Yahoo made with newspaper publishers seem to be yielding positive results for the world of print media.
We have noted previously that Yahoo’s power duo of Sue Decker and Hilary Schneider have some history associated with newspapers. Decker has been a newspaper stock analyst, while Schneider worked for Knight Ridder Digital in the time before McClatchy snapped up the newspaper side of that publisher.
Those deals for classifieds and other services provided by Yahoo for newspaper websites received a glowing review from Deutsche Bank analyst Paul Ginocchio. Newsosaur blogger Alan Mutter cited the analyst on an upbeat projection for the newspaper industry, fueled by deals with Yahoo: