FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Francisco, October 28, 2013 – Meltwater, the leading provider of online intelligence solutions, and McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (MCT), a comprehensive global news and information service, today announced a new relationship that will provide Meltwater clients with access to select licensed content from MCT news organizations. MCT draws from more than 600 titles, including the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and The Miami Herald.
Companies monitoring the Internet for news affecting their businesses via Meltwater News will have access to premium MCT news sources as a result of this agreement. More than 20,000 companies throughout the world rely on Meltwater to deliver business intelligence. This relationship allows Meltwater to extend its premium content offerings and further deliver on its promise of informed decisions through delivery of actionable insight.
“Our relationship with MCT symbolizes Meltwater’s commitment to providing our customers with access to the best content and our ability to help leading publishers reach new customers through our global sales network,” comments Jorn Lyseggen, Meltwater CEO and Founder. “We look forward to expanding this relationship and working with new partners to provide world-class content to our growing customer base.”
Meltwater plans to introduce MCT’s premium content to the Meltwater News platform later this year. Subscription details will be made available to current customers in the coming weeks.
Meltwater helps businesses drive growth and build brands. Meltwater’s online intelligence platform analyzes billions of digital documents daily to extract precise, timely business insights that help more than 20,000 companies understand their markets, engage their customers, and master the new social business environment. With offices in 27 countries, Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on local expertise. Meltwater also operates the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing future generations of entrepreneurs. Follow Meltwater on Twitter, Meltwater on Facebook, Meltwater on LinkedIn, Meltwater on YouTube or visit www.meltwater.com.
MCT is a news and features service operated jointly by Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company. MCT provides news and feature articles, opinion columns, photos, graphics, illustrations, caricatures, themed content packages and paginated products. With contributions from more than 600 content partners in the United States and abroad and material produced by its own staff in the United States and Europe, MCT supplies content to 1,200 media clients worldwide. MCT is also a major provider of content to online information services and college newspapers. For more information about MCT, visit www.mctdirect.com.
Director, MCT Sales & Marketing