Amid Major Staff Reductions, ABC News Teams Up With Daylife to Ramp Up Aggregated Content

Today, ABC News announced that is has teamed up with New York based company Daylife (creators of a publishing platform once described in The Observer as “Huffington Post in a box”) to boost its digital reporting with some 70,000 topic pages.

“Topics include everything from Tiger Woods, to Apple’s iPad,” an ABC News blog announced today. “Each topics page showcases reporting at the top and partner content just below with an emphasis on related topics and photos.”

According to a blog post from Daylife, ABC News will now be pulling in material from “over 8,000 of the web’s best mainstream and blog sources.”

The news of the aggregation agreement comes at a time when ABC News is shedding a hefty portion of its editorial staff in an ongoing round of severe cutbacks.