“Real estate advertisers who place their ads in local papers will have the option to put their listing and open houses on Zillow. Newspapers will be able to use Zillow’s platform to enhance their online sites.”
“Newspaper publishers who partnered with Yahoo are seeing such significant online sales increases that they could start producing positive over-all revenue gains as early as 2009, says one Wall Street analyst.”
But just a little lower on the list, you’ll find the future in the form of a grant to the Medill J-School at Northwestern to, well, for lack of a better explanation, Make More Holovatys.
This is exactly what a number of folks, myself included, have been advocating for a while: Teach programmers journalism and/or teach journalists programming. With at least one of those steps built into this Master’s degree, things are looking up in Evanston.
If I were still spending any time at all on campus at San Jose State, I’d be bugging the J-School to talk to Google or Yahoo about throwing around the small amount of money necessary to fund a few graduate fellowships for programmers. The campus is already teeming with excited young coders — it shouldn’t be that hard to reel in three or four.
More explorations of the new pipes. Lots of potential here, little time to toy with it…
Something having to do with loading Yahoo APIs using PHP. Sounds handy.
The long forum thread at Flickr about why they’re screwing everything up at once.