New York Times Makes History Again With New Media


Syndication, Widgets, Aggregation, Social Overlay and Personalization are the new buzzwords being put into play at the Times online. Monetizing these new-media techniques is a low priority as it is for most Silicon Valley start-ups in these early years of development. 

Far beyond other old-media newspapers the Times has enough of a foothold online to give other social news aggregator sites like Readburner and Techmeme real competition.