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NewspaperDirect Delivers New Replica Editions for The New York Times Company
NewspaperDirect, Inc. announced that The New York Times has selected its SmartEdition platform as the technology for delivering the Replica Editions of The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and the International Herald Tribune.
The New York Times Company was one of the first publishing collaborators of NewspaperDirect when it joined the company’s global Print-on-Demand network. For the past 10 years, The New York Times has been one of the most-requested publications of the more than 2,000 titles delivered by the 1,200 print stations NewspaperDirect operates in more than 100 countries.
The two companies have now expanded their relationship to include the design, development, hosting, technical/customer support and payment processing for the Replica Editions of The New York Times Company’s flagship publications. The new Replica Editions will be available to existing print and digital subscribers and will be included in The New York Times and The Boston Globe Newspaper in Education (NIE) Classroom Subscription Programs for K-12 teachers and students.
Powered by NewspaperDirect’s SmartEdition technology, the replica editions deliver 100% of the content from their printed publications, with advanced digital features such as:
- Offline reading so subscribers can access the news even when they’re not connected to the internet
- A new “Listen” option to hear articles read aloud
- New and convenient ways to browse and search
- News alerts via email on topics important to subscribers
- Ability to easily adjust pane and font sizes, or view pages side-by-side
- Page and article printing
- Back issue access and unlimited access to NYTimes.com
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Source: NewspaperDirect, Inc.
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