Salon.com Added to News Files on Lexis-Nexis(R) Services

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Lexis-Nexis Group

    DAYTON, Ohio, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning daily newspaper
 of the Web, Salon.com, the site for original and informative reporting and
 commentary on contemporary life, is now available on the Lexis-Nexis(R)
 information services under a licensing agreement negotiated by Lexis-Nexis.
     The San Francisco-based site ( www.salon.com ) features interviews with
 literary, film and political figures, an overview of culture in today's world
 and news commentary.
     Salon.com won the 2000 Online Journalism Awards' top prize for "General
 Excellence in Online Journalism Original to the Web."  The awards are
 sponsored by the Online News Association and the Columbia Graduate School of
 Journalism.  In addition, Salon.com also won in the category of "Enterprise
 Journalism:  Original to the Web," making it the only site to win two prizes.
 The contest, which honors excellence in Internet journalism, drew more than
 600 entries from over 200 English-language media outlets around the world and
 was judged by a team of distinguished journalists.
     U.S. Corporate and Federal Markets provides decision-support information
 and services to professionals in the business, government and academic
 markets, including information professionals, corporate and government
 attorneys, CIO's, corporate strategists as well as professionals in
 competitive intelligence, marketing, fraud detection, public relations,
 finance and other corporate functions. Lexis-Nexis provides value-added
 information that is relevant, timely, customized and consistent.
     Lexis-Nexis Group is the global legal publishing and information division
 of Reed Elsevier plc.
 
     About Salon
     Founded in 1995, Salon.com is a leading Internet media company that
 produces 10 award-winning, original content sites; maintains Salon Shop, an
 e-commerce gateway; and hosts two communities -- Table Talk and The WELL. In
 May 2000, Salon acquired MP3Lit.com, a pioneering Web company offering quality
 spoken-word and audio literature recordings. In October 2000, Salon.com
 launched SalonAudio, a site offering 24-hour music programming, daily
 downloads and streaming audio from Salon's favorite columnists, as well as
 hundreds of downloadable versions of short stories, poems and interviews in
 MP3 and Real Audio formats.
     Salon.com had 51.2 million page views in January 2001, a record.
 
     About Lexis-Nexis Group
     The Lexis-Nexis Group unites strong brands, pioneering technologies and
 premium information for customers in the legal, corporate, government and
 education markets. Its products are available via the Web, dial-up online, CD-
 ROM, and books. A trusted source, the company offers targeted information
 solutions that can be integrated into its customers' business processes and
 systems. Combining searchable access to over three billion documents from
 thousands of sources with leading edge systems and tools for managing this
 content, Lexis-Nexis delivers a high quality resource with which to build
 legal research and knowledge-management solutions for the entire enterprise.
 For more information, please visit www.lexis-nexis.com .
     Lexis-Nexis Group operating units also include Martindale-Hubbell,
 Butterworths Tolley in the UK, Editions du Juris-Classeur in France and other
 legal publishing businesses in Europe, North and South America, South Africa,
 Asia and the Pacific. The Lexis-Nexis Group is a member the Reed Elsevier plc
 group, a global publisher and information provider.  For more information,
 please visit www.reedelsevier.com .
 
 

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    DAYTON, Ohio, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The award-winning daily newspaper
 of the Web, Salon.com, the site for original and informative reporting and
 commentary on contemporary life, is now available on the Lexis-Nexis(R)
 information services under a licensing agreement negotiated by Lexis-Nexis.
     The San Francisco-based site ( www.salon.com ) features interviews with
 literary, film and political figures, an overview of culture in today's world
 and news commentary.
     Salon.com won the 2000 Online Journalism Awards' top prize for "General
 Excellence in Online Journalism Original to the Web."  The awards are
 sponsored by the Online News Association and the Columbia Graduate School of
 Journalism.  In addition, Salon.com also won in the category of "Enterprise
 Journalism:  Original to the Web," making it the only site to win two prizes.
 The contest, which honors excellence in Internet journalism, drew more than
 600 entries from over 200 English-language media outlets around the world and
 was judged by a team of distinguished journalists.
     U.S. Corporate and Federal Markets provides decision-support information
 and services to professionals in the business, government and academic
 markets, including information professionals, corporate and government
 attorneys, CIO's, corporate strategists as well as professionals in
 competitive intelligence, marketing, fraud detection, public relations,
 finance and other corporate functions. Lexis-Nexis provides value-added
 information that is relevant, timely, customized and consistent.
     Lexis-Nexis Group is the global legal publishing and information division
 of Reed Elsevier plc.
 
     About Salon
     Founded in 1995, Salon.com is a leading Internet media company that
 produces 10 award-winning, original content sites; maintains Salon Shop, an
 e-commerce gateway; and hosts two communities -- Table Talk and The WELL. In
 May 2000, Salon acquired MP3Lit.com, a pioneering Web company offering quality
 spoken-word and audio literature recordings. In October 2000, Salon.com
 launched SalonAudio, a site offering 24-hour music programming, daily
 downloads and streaming audio from Salon's favorite columnists, as well as
 hundreds of downloadable versions of short stories, poems and interviews in
 MP3 and Real Audio formats.
     Salon.com had 51.2 million page views in January 2001, a record.
 
     About Lexis-Nexis Group
     The Lexis-Nexis Group unites strong brands, pioneering technologies and
 premium information for customers in the legal, corporate, government and
 education markets. Its products are available via the Web, dial-up online, CD-
 ROM, and books. A trusted source, the company offers targeted information
 solutions that can be integrated into its customers' business processes and
 systems. Combining searchable access to over three billion documents from
 thousands of sources with leading edge systems and tools for managing this
 content, Lexis-Nexis delivers a high quality resource with which to build
 legal research and knowledge-management solutions for the entire enterprise.
 For more information, please visit www.lexis-nexis.com .
     Lexis-Nexis Group operating units also include Martindale-Hubbell,
 Butterworths Tolley in the UK, Editions du Juris-Classeur in France and other
 legal publishing businesses in Europe, North and South America, South Africa,
 Asia and the Pacific. The Lexis-Nexis Group is a member the Reed Elsevier plc
 group, a global publisher and information provider.  For more information,
 please visit www.reedelsevier.com .
 
 SOURCE  Lexis-Nexis Group