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Zip2 To Distribute Student.Com's Award Winning Content to 152 Online Newspapers Nationwide
Student.Com Selects Zip2 as Mapping & City Guide Directory Partner.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (March 16, 1998) — Student Net Publishing’s Student.Com (, the first independent Web site with original daily content to serve all aspects of college life, today announces a distribution partnership with Zip2 Corporation ( ), the leading provider of local online city guides and directories for newspapers and other local media companies.

Zip2 will integrate Student.Com’s award winning content into its comprehensive, dynamic local content which is distributed through its nationwide network of 152 online newspapers. Visitors to the Zip2 site searching for student or college related keywords will also be directed to Student.Com content. Student.Com members will now have access to Zip2’s city guide/directory and mapping services.

“With this strategic partnership, Student.Com continues to solidify its position as a leader in its category by providing its members with the highest quality content and services,” said Stewart Ugelow, Student Net CEO and founder. “Now Student.Com offers its members the mapping solutions they need to navigate a Spring Break vacation, plan a last minute road-trip, or send directions to an out of town visitor.”

About Student Net Publishing LLC

Student Net Publishing LLC, was founded by students at Yale and Columbia universities in 1995 to provide college students with high-quality online content. Today, it is a leading Internet publishing company led by a highly-regarded management team. The company derives revenue from multiple sources including advertising, electronic commerce, and content syndication.

Its award-winning Web site, Student.Com, is the first independent site with original daily content that serves all aspects of college life, produced by journalists who know what students want.

About Zip2 Corporation

Founded in 1995, Zip2 Corporation is the consumer technology leader in the local content space. Zip2 develops City Guides, Real Estate and Auto Guides, and a Business Directory for local markets around the country. The company’s local sales and marketing teams work with its network of local media companies to facilitate local sales of online advertising and build revenue for its local city guides. Zip2’s 152-strong partners include The New York Times, Knight-Ridder, Landmark Communications, Morris Communications, McClatchy Newspapers, Central Newspapers, and newspapers in the Hearst, Times Mirror, Scripps Howard, Media General, Pulitzer Publishing and Freedom Communications chains. Based in Mountain View, CA, Zip2 is located on the Internet at