WEDNESDAY’S LINKS: ‘WaPo’ Site Publishes Reporter’s Novel, Online Stalls Tribune, YouTube Ad Strategy

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By: E&P Staff

In today’s links, questions about why the sale of Tribune company has seemingly attracted scant interest from prospective buyers, the Washington Post’s Web site is publishing the novel of one of the paper’s writers as a serial, and YouTube’s marketing chief talks about how the site is planning to monetize its rapid growth.


Is the Tribune sale stalled by the booming online ad market? (Mediapost)

With deadline today, bids for Tribune seen as “muted.” (Los Angeles Times)

‘Wash Post’ Web site will publish a novel by one of the paper’s business reporters as a serial. (Washington Post)

Eason Jordan plans to follow up with another electronic-news venture: IraqSafetyNet, a premium service providing security news and on-the-ground intelligence. (New York Observer)

YouTube’s Chief Marketing Officer Suzie Reider discusses the site’s delicate advertising balance. (Wall Street Journal)

Jeffrey Dvorkin: Daily editorial meetings should set the tone for how ideas and the people who express them are regarded and respected in the newsroom. They say a lot about morale in a newsroom and even about how that news medium considers its public. (Committee of Concerned Journalists)

Yahoo is planning to launch “read and write” Answers for third party websites. (

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