Always a tough question to answer, why old media have allowed the Young Turks such as Yahoo! and Google to take our news headlines and summaries, package them with ads and personalizable add-ons, and make Wall Street shout while we sing the blues.
An effort emerges to stop the freebies.
The Paris-based World Association of Newspapers has launched a global campaign to oppose the aggregators. It says it is exploring ways to “challenge the exploitation of content by search engines without fair compensation to copyright owners,” according to this Reuters article.
Read the full Reuters article here.