Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Rivals Washington Post, Baltimore Sun
Join Forces Amid Crisis

The consolidation of the newspaper industry continued Tuesday with the flagship newspaper of The Washington Post Co. (WPO) saying it would share content with its nearby competitor, The Baltimore Sun, which is owned by the now bankrupt Tribune Co.

A joint release from the two newspapers said the agreement, which takes effect Jan. 1, will be primarily focused on daily news coverage of Maryland and sports, and the papers will begin using each other's national, international and feature stories contributed to the Los Angeles Times-Washington Post News Service. [Click for MORE]

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