Reuters Taps Percolate To Create News Aggregation Site That Doesn’t Suck (AdAge/Digital)

At a time when the Business Insiders and Huffington Posts of the media world are doing anything and everything to pump up page views for advertising dollars, Reuters has created an aggregation site with usability at the core. NY Observer: Reuters finance blogger Felix Salmon launched a new website, Taking its name from his daily morning aggregation post, Counterparties curates the most talked-about and best news articles from Salmon’s personal Google Reader and Twitter feeds, using content curation algorithms developed by a startup called Nieman Journalism Lab: What would a “Buzzfeed for finance” look like? Salmon and Ryan McCarthy are figuring it out via Counterparties, the site they launched Tuesday afternoon.


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