New app delivers breaking news, analysis, photos and feature content to
TORONTO, July 28 /CNW/ - The Globe and Mail, Canada's National
Newspaper, has launched a news app for the Apple iPad, available for
download at the iTunes App Store (Globe
and Mail for iPad). Developed by Spreed Inc. of Toronto, The Globe's
app provides readers with breaking news and analysis, a daily photo
gallery and the ability to download content for offline reading. The
app also includes feature content selected specifically for the iPad
"The Globe and Mail continues to evolve products and news offerings to
anticipate the needs of our readers and now with The Globe's iPad app,
we're bringing the experience of The Globe and Mail directly to our
readers at home, at work and on the go," said Phillip Crawley, Publisher
and CEO, The Globe and Mail. "Whether mobile readers, digital newspapers
or traditional print products, The Globe and Mail delivers award-winning
journalism into the hands, devices and browsers that are most relevant
to our readers."
The most recent readership numbers from NADbank, for the 2009 calendar
year, reveal The Globe and Mail continues to show significant growth for
both newspaper and online. The Globe's online readership jumped 12.7 per
cent to 1,245,600 average weekly readers. In the month of June, Globe
mobile properties generated 20 million page views through mobile phone
and online readers.
In June, The Globe and Mail launched the Globe2Go epaper (globeandmail.com/globe2go)
allowing readers to view and download a digital version of the printed
Globe and Mail on mobile phones and the iPad.
The Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper, is a division of
CTVglobemedia, a dynamic multi-media company, which also owns CTV Inc.,
Canada's number-one private broadcaster.
SOURCE Globe and Mail
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