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PRNewswire: Salon.com Enters European Market, Inks… Deal With Italy’s Largest Publisher

“Salon.com (Nasdaq: SALN) (www.salon.com), one of the leading
Internet media companies, and Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, Italy’s
leading publishing company, today announced a licensing agreement
that will provide Mondadori, through its portal Mondadori.com
(www.mondadori.com), with editorial content from
Salon.com.”

“In the first of a number of planned initiatives in Europe,
Salon.com will provide Mondadori with its award-winning content,
including Salon News, Technology, Arts and Entertainment, Travel
and Health. In addition to the licensing agreement, Salon.com will
receive a share of advertising revenue from Mondadori.com pages
that feature Salon.com content and will also have the right to sell
some of the advertising space on those pages.”

“Recently, Salon.com announced a content agreement with Red
Hat, a leading provider of open-source and Linux software
, and
with Adobe.com, the fourth largest, U.S.-based personal software
company. Salon.com also distributes its content to leading online
and Internet companies such as America Online (AOL). Other Internet
sites that carry Salon.com content on a regular basis include
Lycos, Go.com, Alta Vista, Reuters, CNN.com and Cnet. In the
wireless and handheld arenas, Salon.com has signed content
distribution agreements with AvantGo and Rocket eBooks. Salon.com
also syndicates through United Features Syndicate and has an
e-commerce ticketing and advertising sponsorship sales agreement
with CultureFinder.”


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