News Release


January 15, 2009

Dallasnews.com Launches 47 Interactive Community Pages Providing Local Focus to Consumers and Advertisers

DALLAS (January 15, 2009) - As part of The Dallas Morning News' strategy of focusing on important local topics, reader perspectives and advertising that enriches the lives of area citizens, dallasnews.com has launched new online community pages to help local residents and real estate advertisers connect better with their neighborhoods.

The new Communities section offers a comprehensive view of 47 neighborhoods, cities and counties in Dallas-Fort Worth, making it a convenient single source for neighborhood news and information. Each page pulls together the latest headlines, local restaurants and attractions, gas prices, education resources and crime news. In addition, the pages feature highlights from neighborsgo.com, The Dallas Morning News' website where community members can connect by sharing their own stories, photos and events; and hsgametime.com, the News' site providing in-depth coverage of area high-school sports.

Each page also offers home buying and renting price information, maps, a profile and history of the area, and resources for finding a real estate agent. The pages will help advertisers connect with an exclusive, geographically targeted audience at just the right time to engage.

The Communities section is one more way The Dallas Morning News and dallasnews.com are leading the way in providing local news and information to our readers. Community pages provide a consistent approach and easy-to-find Web location for intensive local coverage. Check them out at http://www.dallasnews.com/communities/.

About The Dallas Morning News
Established in 1885, The Dallas Morning News (dallasnews.com) is Texas' leading newspaper and serves a readership of more than 1.5 million. The newspaper has received eight Pulitzer Prizes since 1986, as well as numerous other industry awards recognizing the quality of its investigative and feature journalism, design and photojournalism. In 2005, The News received the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Award for its editorial series calling for mandatory record votes in the Texas legislature, and its Web site, dallasnews.com, also was honored for Web reporting. In 2003, the paper launched the leading Spanish-language daily in North Texas, Al Dia, and the nation's first editorial blog. The Dallas Morning News is the flagship newspaper subsidiary of A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC, ahbelo.com), a newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and 12 associated Web sites.