INTERNET.COM LAUNCHES FIRST IN-DEPTH DAILY NEWS AND ANALYSIS SITE AND E-MAIL NEWSLETTER COVERING NEW YORK CITY'S SILICON ALLEY
(New York, NY-February 14, 2000)--internet.com (Nasdaq: INTM), the E-Business and Internet Technology Network, today unveiled its atNewYork.com Daily Web site and e-mail newsletter (http://www.atnewyork.com ) to provide comprehensive coverage of New York City's thriving Internet industry. Since 1995, atNewYork.com was written only on Fridays under founding editors Tom Watson and Jason Chervokas.
at NewYork.com Daily is the most comprehensive source covering the latest news and events in Silicon Alley and is available for free. Each day the site covers breaking news events and features an employment advisory for Internet professionals. Daily content focuses on specific themes including in-depth features, people, viewpoints and Silicon Alley Internet stocks. atNewYork.com's sister Web sites, SiliconAlleyJobs.com (http://www.siliconalleyjobs.com) and SiliconAlleyStocks.com (http://www.siliconalleystocks.com) will also be updated on a daily basis.
"atNewYork.com is known throughout Silicon Alley and the world as the quality-read for news and analysis about the New York City Internet scene," said Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO of internet.com. "Up until now, Silicon Alley has lacked serious quality reporting on a daily basis. Tom Watson and Jason Chervokas have brought profound insights to their weekly readers about Silicon Alley happenings and we are now excited to have these reports on a daily basis for both the atNewYork.com Web site and the daily e-mail newsletter."
"Our motto is 'everything you need to do business in Silicon Alley' and by offering, quite simply, the best-quality daily content in the market, we're living up to it," said Tom Watson, co-founder of atNewYork.com
"Silicon Alley has reached a high level of maturity as a business sector. We're proud that we were the first site ever covering New York new media and we're excited about giving our readers the best in daily content," said Jason Chervokas, co-founder and co-managing editor of atNewYork.com.
Watson is a member of the New York Software Industry Association and the chairman of its public affairs committee, and a member of the advisory board of Weblab.org. Also an adjunct professor at the Columbia School of Journalism, Watson lectures at New York University and City University, London, as well as contributes to The Industry Standard, The New York Times, The New York Post, Wired, The Boston Herald, and Yahoo! Internet Life.
Chervokas has chronicled the rise of Silicon Alley for nearly four years and frequently comments on Internet matters for CNNfn Inc. Magazine, Forbes, New York 1 and is a frequent speaker at conferences and academic institutions including the MIT Enterprise Forum, the Harvard Business School's Cyberposium, Columbia University and New York University.
internet.com recently launched two additional regional bureaus, boston.internet.com (http://boston.interent.com) and dc.internet.com (http://dc.internet.com), to cover the rapidly growing Internet and Internet venture capital activities in these two significant cities and their surrounding areas. internet.com also announced plans to roll out several other bureaus in coming months.
internet.com Corporation (http://www.internet.com), based in New York, New York, is a leading provider of global real-time news and information resources for Internet industry and Internet technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. internet.com operates a network of 97 Web sites, 75 e-mail newsletters, 101 online discussion forums and 75 moderated e-mail discussion lists with over 2 million unique visitors that generate more than 90 million page views monthly. Total views, which include Web site page views, e-mail newsletter views and e-mail discussion list views, are now over 150 million per month. internet.com's global presence includes editions in Arabia, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Israel, Japan, South Africa and the United Kingdom. In addition, internet.com with its related internet.com Venture Fund I and Venture Fund II is an investor in a growing number of business-to-business content sites and related Internet media properties.
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