It's Business Monday at the Orange County Register, but you've got wonder if the section's editors, reporters and columnists are looking over their shoulders following a recent business decision by the Santa Ana daily.
the Irvine company that owns the Register and more than 100 other
newspapers, magazines, broadcast stations and websites that are up for sale, has entered into a “strategic content-distribution alliance” with TheStreet.com, a national business and
“The economy and financial markets have inspired an even stronger
interest in business news, and this partnership with TheStreet satisfies
readers' desire to stay informed of larger trends that might influence
our investments or professional lives locally,” explains Mitchell Stern,
Freedom's CEO, in a company statement. “TheStreet is a perfect complement to our locally focused
journalism, and we are excited that Freedom's newspapers and digital
mediums will now offer an even more robust collection of information
from one of the most respected financial and business news sources.”
TheStreet publishes more than 3,000 original articles and more
than 500 unique videos each month that will be available for Freedom
Communications to integrate into its individual news hubs. Content will first start appearing in the Register before it begins creeping into Freedom's other 40 newspapers across the country.
“TheStreet is excited to be working with Freedom Communications to
enhance their outstanding local business coverage with our award-winning
national and international financial news and analysis,” says Daryl
Otte, TheStreet's CEO in the Freedom announcement. “This alliance will create a powerful
combination of independent, original reporting that will broaden the
online and print content offered through Freedom Communications'
channels and expand the reach of TheStreet into new markets, creating
value for both our businesses.”