AP Cuts Prices, Announces Mobile Product - washingtonpost.com

The Associated Press announced Monday it will … develop an advertising-supported service that will deliver stories and photos to advanced cell phones, including the iPhone.

AP Cuts Prices, Announces Mobile Product - washingtonpost.com

And the inevitable happens. The AP goes online in mobile (and bigger way). The strategy to encourage outlets to tag online photos is great for the industry as a whole.

Of course, this will help the newspaper industry a lot too:

Altogether, the expected savings from participating in the digital indexing program combined with the savings from the new pricing mechanism would add up to $21 million. That represents 10 percent of the total fees that member newspapers pay the AP.

AP Cuts Prices, Announces Mobile Product - washingtonpost.com

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I write code most days. Prevously: photojournalist, EMT. Somewhat obsessed with jouralism.