ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- washingtonpost.com today announced
that it has partnered with blog search company Technorati to offer its readers
the opportunity to view comments and opinions about washingtonpost.com
articles and editorials from around the blogosphere.
The service will search millions of blogs for postings and feature links
to the most blogged about articles and the liveliest web discussions on
"This partnership is part of our ongoing initiative to embrace and respond
to the many dynamic ways that users consume and participate in news and
information over the Internet," said Caroline Little, publisher and CEO of
washingtonpost.com executive editor, Jim Brady, said, "News is not static.
With the help of the web, interesting stories immediately become part of a
broader national conversation. This partnership with Technorati lets the users
in on that conversation by delivering the most interesting and lively
discussions about washingtonpost.com content from some of the best and most
popular blogs on the web. "
David L. Sifry, founder and CEO of Technorati, said "We're pleased to be
working with washingtonpost.com in leading the way toward expanding the
interaction between the public and those who make and report the news. We
salute them for recognizing the potential of blogs as a valuable contribution
to the public discourse."
Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive is the online publishing subsidiary of
The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO). Its mission is to develop the
company's editorial products and businesses on the Internet and across all
electronic content delivery platforms. WPNI's flagship products include
washingtonpost.com, Slate, BudgetTravelOnline.com, and Newsweek.com. The
company is headquartered in Arlington, VA.
About Technorati, Inc.
Technorati, founded in San Francisco in 2002, is the leading authority on
what's going on in the world of blogging. Technorati tracks over sixteen
million blogs, making it possible for you to find out what people on the
Internet are saying about you, your company, your products, your competitors,
your politics, or other areas of interest -- all in real time. For more
information, go to http://www.technorati.com.