DETROIT, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit Media Partnership today announced the release of new iPad applications for The Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. These free apps, available for download at Apple's App Store, give users the latest news, including sports, automotive, business and entertainment headlines from Michigan's largest news gathering organizations. Global Positioning System technology provides users with localized weather and traffic updates based on their current location. Each app is also fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter, making it easy for users to share content.
"This is just another example of our commitment to serve readers in ways that are convenient to them – and to help advertisers reach the broadest possible audiences," said Joyce Jenereaux, president of Detroit Media Partnership. "These apps make it simple and convenient to stay connected with what's happening in Detroit and Michigan. It's literally right at your fingertips," Jenereaux said.
Detroit Media Partnership, L.P. manages the business functions of the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News. As the largest newspapers in Michigan, with two of the most visited Web sites in the market, the Free Press and The News combine to reach a weekly audience of 1.8 million people; or half of all adults in this market see our products.* Gannett Co., Inc., owner of the Free Press, is the general partner in DMP; MediaNews Group, owner of The News, is the limited partner.
*SOURCE: 2011 Scarborough Report – January 2011 – February 2010 – Detroit DMA
Contact: Rich Harshbarger, VP/Consumer Marketing & Communications
SOURCE Detroit Media Partnership