(WESTPORT, CT-August 31, 1998)-Mecklermedia, "The Internet Media Company" (Nasdaq: MECK) has added eight new stocks to its ISDEX Internet Stock Report, the only 100% Internet stock index on Wall Street. The new additions, all traded on Nasdaq, are: audio-video network (BCST), broadband chip maker Broadcom (BRCM), leading community site GeoCities (GCTY), hosting service provider Exodus (EXDS), search/network software maker Inktomi (INKT), Internet security software developer ISS Group (ISSX), Internet service provider Verio (VRIO), and Web ad network 24/7 (TFSM).

"The year-to-date Internet stocks listed on ISDEX have been strong with prices showing an 83% rise," said Alan M. Meckler, chairman and CEO of Mecklermedia Corporation. "With these latest additions, we continue to keep ISDEX on the leading edge of the Internet industry."

Steve Harmon, a top Internet stock analyst and Mecklermedia's vice president of business development, refers to the new additions as the "magnificent eight." "As a group, these stocks are up 127% from their IPO price," said Harmon. "From Wall Street to Silicon Valley and even globally, many people are using ISDEX as their principal indicator of Internet stocks, so these eight new stocks only add to its truly representative nature as the leading index."

Harmon files a daily briefing on Internet stocks and the industry in Mecklermedia's Internet Stock Report, which features ISDEX online at, part of the network.

Mr. Harmon and several key industry executives, analysts, investment bankers and venture capitalists are all scheduled to speak at the upcoming Fall Internet World '98 Internet Investment Symposium, October 8-9 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Fall Internet World '98 runs October 5-9. For more information about Internet World events, held both domestically and internationally, access Mecklermedia's Web site.

Mecklermedia Corporation, "The Internet Media Company," based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of Internet information through its Internet World and ISPCON trade shows, Internet World weekly and Boardwatch monthly print publications, and the network of Web sites, which provides daily news and information resources for the Internet community, as well as and Mecklermedia also publishes the ISDEX, the only 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies. Mecklermedia's global presence includes Internet World trade shows and licensed publications throughout Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

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