Is BusinessWire blocking its clients from including links to PitchEngine in press releases it distributes? PitchEngine says yes, but BusinessWire isn’t saying anything. Right now, it appears individual BW employees are enforcing the rules at their discretion, so we’ll see where the official BW corporate policy lands.
Fresh off the success of InDenver Times, MediaNews CEO and Denver Post publisher William Dean Singleton told his employees that the company “cannot continue to give all of our content away for free,” and that the company will stop offering free online access to its 53 daily newspapers and will instead develop an online subscription model. Mark Harden at the Denver Business Journal has the details.