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Interactive Online Solution Builds Efficiencies for Newspaper’s Web Site Content
Tampa, Fla. – October 31, 2005 –SAXOTECH, a leading software development and systems implementation company exclusively serving the publishing industry, today announced the South Bend Tribune has selected SAXOTECH OnlineTM to serve as the web publishing platform for its daily newspaper.

SAXOTECH Online will provide the South Bend Tribune with a single publishing platform that streamlines its editorial operations to deliver timely news to the newspaper’s rapidly growing online audience. SAXOTECH Online allows content to flow seamlessly and instantly from the newsroom to the newspaper’s web site, providing the widest range of online publishing features available today.

“SAXOTECH has the tools that are needed to support our Web site and allow us the flexibility to meet the every changing information needs of our community as well as provide the opportunity to take advantage of creative revenue opportunities,” said Keith Russell, vice president of operations for the Tribune.

In addition to SAXOTECH Online, the South Bend Tribune will deploy a set of add-on components such as a query module, created to manage online polls and an events module, designed to take community activities from guests to the site and format the information for online use.

This Schurz Communications Group daily newspaper serves the greater South Bend area and produces five regional daily editions with extensive coverage of Notre Dame sports.

“South Bend Tribune is another example of daily newspapers leveraging their web properties to develop a site with worldwide appeal,” said Anders Christiansen, president and CEO, SAXOTECH, Inc. “We understand publishers are under intense pressure to explore greater efficiencies for their online content and we are pleased that the South Bend Tribune has chosen SAXOTECH Online to help clear these hurdles.”

About South Bend Tribune Corp. The South Bend Tribune is a daily newspaper in northern Indiana that serves 11 counties in Indiana and two counties in south central Michigan. It was founded in 1872 by Alfred B. Miller and Elmer Crockett. It is the flagship publication of Schurz Communications Inc., a privately held company that also owns other print properties as well as broadcast and cable companies.

About SAXOTECH SAXOTECH is a software development and systems implementation company founded in 1993 to exclusively serve the publishing industry. Our scalable, easy-to-implement solutions are used to plan, create, edit and publish news for multiple channels and are backed by world-class customer support. Today SAXOTECH’s software products are used by more than 400 news organizations around the world.