Yahoo, ABC joining forces in news partnership

October 3, 2011 - 9:37 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is joining forces with Yahoo to deliver more digital news content to their audiences. With the deal, the companies say ABC News content will be prominently featured on the Yahoo News and Yahoo front page.

ABC made the announcement Monday on its "Good Morning America" program.

The two news organizations have a combined online audience of more than 100 million people in the U.S. Yahoo News is the most visited news website in the world.

The companies will also work together on selling advertising.

The companies say ABC News will maintain editorial control of its sites and Yahoo will keep control of its sites.

ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.