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The Wall Street Journal website — paywalled from the very beginning — turns 20 years old today
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March 14, 2012, 3:28 p.m.
LINK: paidcontent.org  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   March 14, 2012

We mentioned this at the bottom of Andrew’s post about NewsCred, but NewsRight — the AP-incubated news-industry licensing group headed up by David Westin — has its first client. It’s Moreover.

My inner web old man giggled a little to see paidContent call it “a news monitoring service called Moreover” when Moreover has one of the deeper histories of any web aggregator. It was started back in 1998 by none other than Nick Denton (founder of the Gawker Media empire) and David Galbraith (cofounder of Yelp, cocreator of the RSS 1.0 spec).

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