Syndication is the reuse and integration of materials, usually through a paid subscription.
Syndicated content can include news articles, press releases, cartoons, crossword puzzles, economic data etc. Syndicated content may display for a limited time on a news site.
Newswire services produce and distribute up-to-date news coverage, syndicated content, from around the world to subscribing media organizations.
- Commonly known newswires are Associated Press (AP), Reuters (Thomson Reuters), and Bloomberg. Newswires can be industry specific such as Businesswire.
- "Wire copy" is regularly published in newspapers which subscribe to this service. This is why you may find the same news report in more than one newspaper publication.
- Journalists may also use newswires to monitor trends, generate story ideas, or check facts.
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