The Washington Post Uses Zignal Labs to Enhance Realtime News Reporting

Allows The Post to see emerging news trends using Zignal's innovative cross media analytics

Jun 15, 2015, 16:35 ET from Zignal Labs

SAN FRANCISCO, June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington Post and Zignal Labs, a leading realtime, cross media story-tracking platform, today announced that The Post will be using Zignal Labs on its site, providing editors immediate, data-driven analysis around current events and issues. With insights from broadcast, print, online, and social media, Zignal Labs provides a robust, unified platform for analytics that can be leveraged to spot and share trends in the news.

"We are excited to partner with Zignal Labs to provide our readers with innovative views of the conversations and stories being shared around the globe as they occur in real time," said Steven Ginsberg, senior editor, Politics, The Washington Post. "The progression of how news travels and is reported continues to evolve, and Zignal Labs will help us stay on top of those trends as they emerge."

Readers can already see Zignal Labs data in action on Editors from the newly launched PowerPost to The Fix have begun to use the tools Zignal provides to enhance and expand their reporting.

"We are delighted to be working with the Washington Post. The goal of our platform has always been to showcase data-driven insights that you can't see anywhere else," said Josh Ginsberg, CEO, Zignal Labs. "With this partnership, The Washington Post will now provide its readers with unique analysis that will show exactly how a story is unfolding from the moment it breaks."

About Zignal Labs
Founded in 2011, Zignal Labs is a leader in delivering data-driven insights from big data analytics, realtime media monitoring, and business intelligence. The Zignal Labs realtime platform empowers the ability to quickly spot trends, see relevant stories unfold, and take action. Comprised of analytics, communications and information technology professionals, the Zignal Labs team has created a simple, comprehensive platform that covers the entire global media spectrum. Headquartered in San Francisco with an office in Washington, DC, the company serves customers around the world in a variety of industries and languages.

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