McLean, Va. – Newspaper publisher Gannett (NYSE: GCI) said on
Tuesday that it will partner with DataSphere Technologies to launch
community-focused websites in 10 markets served by its television stations. The
markets include D.C. (WUSA), as well as Atlanta;
Grand Rapids, Mich.;
Buffalo; Little Rock,
Maine and Macon, Ga.
The sites, to be integrated within the existing Gannett websites in those
markets, will feature hyperlocal news content and include user-generated
content about area happenings and events. They also will feature coupons,
business directories and ad targeting.