Google Hires Salon.com CEO To Head Up News Business [Headlines]

After negotiating for a few months, Richard Gingras is officially going to run Google News.

Google has hired Richard Gingras, the former CEO of Salon.com, to run Google News and other upcoming products. Salon is known for its original editorial content and political focus, while Google is strictly an aggregator, producing no original content. Gingras told 7X7 SF that he’d been talking to Google for a few months and they finally made him an offer he couldn’t say no to. Business Insider

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