Travel Auctions Next "Big Thing" for Dailies?

july 12, 2004  09:18 am
Since The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal ran an online auction in 2002, the first of its kind in the United States, these moneymakers have become increasingly popular at newspapers. More than 175 papers have held auctions since, with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and The Dallas Morning News two of the latest to do so, in a highly successful joint initiative, in April. Newsday in Melville, N.Y., followed with its own auction in May.