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Chicago Tribune Teams Up With Satellite Newspapers

Press release from the issuing company

THE HAGUE, August 8, 2003 – Satellite Newspapers Worldwide a global distributor of digital newspaper editions from publishers around the world,today announced that it has signed a global distribution agreement with the Chicago Tribune. The latest edition of the Chicago Tribune is now available to customers anywhere in the world through Satellite Newspapers’ network of newspaper-vending machines. These fully automated vending machines, marketed as Satellite Newspaper KiOSKS, currently print on customer’s demand the same-day editions of 125 newspapers from 51 countries. “We’re delighted to include another US top-10 circulation newspaper in our offering,” states Steve Mannen, Chief Executive Officer of Satellite Newspapers Worldwide. Other market leading US newspapers available through Satellite Newspapers’ systems include amongst others USA Today, the Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post. "We’re committed to serving our loyal readers wherever they might be and to keeping them informed about relevant news at home that might otherwise be difficult to obtain when they’re traveling,” said Owen Youngman, Chicago Tribune vice president/development. “Our partnership with Satellite Newspapers allows us to reach readers with a same-day copy of the Tribune in places they might not have expected to be able to find us."