From Boy’s Lips To Murdoch’s Ears

Today in Desperately Seeking The Future of News-type coverage:

The Guardian chats with a 13- year-old boy in the UK who “tries to make sure all of his homework is done” before working on his six-month-old “online news project called NetNewsDaily that claims to aggregate and verify the best news on the web and serve it up efficiently for time-starved web users.” Asked where he wants his company to be in five years, the young man replies: “In the hands of Rupert Murdoch.” (h/t, NiemanLab)

Bonus excerpt from NetNewsDaily’s “About us” section: “Net News Daily is a news blog created by two keen bloggers” who are “keen for those business’ who need advertising to enquire about getting space on this blog!”

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.