Editor & Publisher is reporting that five large New York/New Jersey newspapers will announce a major content sharing agreement later today:
The new group includes: The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.; The Record of Hackensack, N.J.; the Times Union in Albany, N.Y.; The Buffalo (N.Y.) News; and the Daily News of New York, according to sources and a preliminary press release obtained by E&P.
The release, set to be released later today, states: “Five major newspapers in the northeast today announced an agreement to share editorial content.” It later adds that they have “formed the Northeast Consortium, a cooperative arrangement which will enhance each publication’s coverage in the region by exchanging articles, photographs and graphics among the newspapers.”
It states that the consortium will be in full sharing mode by May.
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