SOURCE: washingtonpost.com

May 08, 2008 09:30 ET

washingtonpost.com Adds TechCrunch to Technology Section

First News Site to Syndicate TechCrunch Content

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - May 8, 2008) - washingtonpost.com, an award-winning news and information Web site, today announces it will include coverage from TechCrunch in its technology section.

TechCrunch will provide washingtonpost.com readers concentrated and continuously updated insights into cutting-edge start-ups, products and other online ventures. This addition rounds out the Technology section, which already provides in-depth reporting on the latest news and trends affecting every aspect of the technology industry, from medical innovations to the evolutions in global media policy, personal technology to issues of security.

"washingtonpost.com's Technology section covers a wide scope of technology news with high-quality reporting, blogs and databases," said Jim Brady, executive editor of washingtonpost.com. "Expanding our coverage to include specialty interests from leading technology sources, such as TechCrunch, helps make us a top destination for national technology news."

TechCrunch joins washingtonpost.com's popular blogs including Brian Krebs's Security Fix, Rob Pegoraro's Faster Forward and the latest news from Post I.T., along with Mike Musgrove's @Play column, online chats with technology experts, and vast online databases of product reviews.

"We are excited to work with washingtonpost.com and to include our content in their Technology section," said Michael Arrington, founder and co-editor of TechCrunch. "Journalism is evolving, and washingtonpost.com is maintaining their leading position by embracing the community."

URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/technology

About washingtonpost.com

washingtonpost.com is an award-winning news and information destination that delivers world-class reporting and innovative multimedia content, creating a truly interactive news experience. Using the latest technology and tools, washingtonpost.com encourages participation and content customization across all platforms, allowing readers to engage with washingtonpost.com anytime, anywhere. Winner of four consecutive Edward R. Murrow Awards for Overall Excellence for Non-Broadcast Affiliated Web site, washingtonpost.com is owned by Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, the online publishing subsidiary of The Washington Post Company. (NYSE: WPO)

About TechCrunch

Founded in 2005, TechCrunch is a leading technology blog dedicated to obsessively profiling, reviewing and breaking news about new Internet products and companies. In addition to covering new companies, TechCrunch profiles existing companies that are making a commercial or cultural impact on the new Web space. TechCrunch is co-edited by Michael Arrington and Erick Schonfeld. TechCrunch is the flagship property of the Crunch Network, which delivers over 10 million page views per month from more than a dozen websites focused on various technology verticals and geographies.

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Maria Cereghino
    Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive
    Office: 703-469-3176
    Cell: 202-870-3666
    maria.cereghino@wpni.com