Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Good luck to CNN trying to get $199 per story
E&P reports that CNN will try to charge $199 per story on its new wire service. Good luck. I was one of the editors who attended CNN's meeting on a potential wire service last year. They're smart folks who seemed like they were flying high compared to their newspaper brethren. But to think that many news organizations would be willing to pay that kind of fee seems wildly deluded. Even if the content is much better than the ordinary stuff we were shown at the Atlanta meeting, I can't see editors paying for it.