St. Louis Post-Dispatch Launches Free iPad App

February 28, 2011

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has launched a new free iPad news application.

“Our goal is to give readers and viewers news when they want it, where they want it, and how they want it,” said St. Louis Post-Dispatch Editor Arnie Robbins. “We are excited to be on four very different platforms, with four very different reading experiences: the daily Post-Dispatch newspaper, STLtoday.com, the phone, and the iPad.”

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch iPad app gives users the news of the morning paper and the big updates from throughout the day, delivered in the convenient reading format of the iPad.

“With more than six mobile apps, a mobile site and now our iPad app, we lead the way in providing the first and best local news and information as the mobile marketplace experiences explosive growth,” said St. Louis Post-Dispatch Publisher Kevin Mowbray.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch iPad app highlights include:

  • Top stories of the day and breaking news as it happens.
  • Action-packed video channels featuring the latest sports, news and entertainment videos of the day.
  • iPad Extra – highlighting our best stories and projects of today and a look back at historical moments that helped define St. Louis.
  • Exciting multi-level navigation – allowing users to search by topic, sections or photos and videos.

The Post-Dispatch mobile news site achieves nearly 3 million page views per month. To download the free iPad app, or any of the Post-Dispatch mobile apps including St. Louis Post-Dispatch News, Cardinals Baseball 2011, Blues Hockey, Hip Hops Beer or STL High School Sports, visit www.stltoday.com/apps.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch and STLtoday.com ranks fifth for reach among newspaper/web combinations in the 25 largest U.S. markets. It is largest of 46 daily newspapers owned by Lee Enterprises, along with rapidly growing online services and more than 300 weekly newspapers and specialty publications in 23 states. Lee is based in Davenport, Iowa, and its stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol LEE. For more information about the St. Louis Post-Dispatch visit www.stltoday.com. For more information about Lee Enterprises visit www.lee.net.

For more information, contact Tracy Rouch, trouch@post-dispatch.com or 314-340-8903

SOURCE St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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