I was looking at our backlink profile and noticed a few instances of backlinks from newspapers sites going to some kind of local directory then to our site. for example, on nydailynews.com there is a link like http://localdirectory.nydailynews.com/atlantic-beach fl/xxxxx.html. are these considered spammy? btw,we are in florida, not new york.
Links from newspapers are some of the best you can find. Many of our link building campaigns are focused on enticing reporters to write articles relating to our site.