By: E&P Staff
Several announcements came out of the Newspaper Association of America’s Connections 2004 conference in San Diego this week:
* TownNews.com, which provides online services to about 800 U.S. newspapers, and employment technology company Redmatch launched a new recruitment advertising network. The new effort, called The Job Network, allows newspaper affiliates to post employment classifieds at no charge.
* CityXpress Corp. has become Knight Ridder’s exclusive online auction services provider. The alliance is CityXpress’ latest and largest of newspaper deals, which also include MediaNews Group, Scripps Howard Publishing, the McClatchy Co., Lee Enterprises and CanWest.