In a world where the Internet provides news and advertising on demand, newspapers are struggling to attract readers and revenues. In particular, the rise of classified advertising sites like Craigslist has led to a corresponding slide in ad revenues for the tabloids and broadsheets.
Yahoo, the most-trafficked nonpornographic website in the world, and a number of newspapers are in discussions about working together on news, classified ads, and “content packages” focused on certain topics. Local newspapers would “feed” their news to Yahoo, which would then aggregate it for readers based on their location or other factors.
Read this article from Ars Technica