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Newsy.com's Multi-Source Video News iPhone App Soars to #6 in the iTunes App Store

October 15, 2009

Columbia, MO - October 15, 2009 -- Newsy.com's multi-source video news app currently is ranked #6 on the list of free apps in the News category in the iTunes App Store. Since Apple featured the Newsy app in its 'New and Noteworthy' section in the App Store on Monday, the Newsy app has climbed the rankings - passing several established news brands.

"We're thrilled about Newsy's ascension up the list of free news apps - it's affirmation that Newsy.com is ahead of the trends for news and news delivery," explains Newsy.com President Jim Spencer.

Clearly, the Newsy app is meeting demand for news content on mobile devices - the number of Americans using mobile devices to access news doubled from 2008 to 22.4 million, according to comScore.

 

The launch of Newsy.com this past year was remarkably timed with several important trends, including: 1) the growing perception of a bias in the news (and therefore a need for multi-source news) and 2) the increasing demand for online video.

A news analyzer, not a news aggregator, Newsy.com is the only multi-source video news service producing daily videos that analyze the key differences in how a story is being reported by various news organizations. In 2 to 3 minutes, users understand the nuances in coverage - offering context with convenience.

About Newsy.com?Newsy.com (http://www.newsy.com) is a multi-source online video news site that monitors, analyzes and presents the world's news coverage. Through short video segments available on the web and mobile devices, Newsy.com accelerates the understanding of how a news story is being covered differently by media outlets from around the world.