Iteration # 419: Is Google a Content Company? (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, August 11th, 2008

The familiar and at-times tiresome argument: it Google a content company and is it competing against the very content partners that use its services? This time the culprit is the newly launched Wikipedia-challenger Knol, and the argument is whether Google will give preferential treatment in its search to articles within Knol, vs similar topics from other competing sites.

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Is Google a Media Company? (New York Times)

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Knol, Google?s new site where experts share knowledge on a variety of topics, has rekindled fears among some media companies that Google is edging in on their turf.

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