World-Herald Co. Buys WikiCity

Nov 03, 2009


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The Omaha World-Herald Co. has purchased WikiCity, a community-based social website that provides localized information on events, places, and people in 22,000 U.S. towns. The Omaha World-Herald Co. owns the Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska's largest newspaper, as well as several other local and metropolitan papers across the Great Plains.

Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed, but WikiCity CEO Pat Lazure will continue as president of WikiCity in addition to heading up World Interactive Group, a new World-Herald Co. subsidiary.

(www.wikicity.com; www.omaha.com)