PARKERSBURG - For generations The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has provided a comprehensive daily report of happenings in the Mid-Ohio Valley.
Adding an Apple OS application to ways readers can get their news is the latest media the newspaper is using to reach readers when and where they want their news.
The app joins the printed newspaper and www.newsandsentinel.com as ways you can get your news. All three are unique products, providing both news and special features that are unique to the media.
The huge popularity of the Apple iPhone and iPad pushed us to develop the app for them first. The combined traffic that our website gets from the two devices is far more than from all other mobile devices combined. All mobile users, including those on Apple devices still will be able to access our site using a web browser. Content to our main site, our mobile site located at mobile.www.newsandsentinel.com and to our new app is updated daily.
Visiting our website with any device running the Apple OS system will trigger a screen urging readers to download the app. You also can search for the Parkersburg News and Sentinel in the App Store. You can also visit www.newsandsentinel.com/iphone and be redirected to the correct site.
With the App, readers can read stories, write comments, search and take polls.
"We are please to extend the reach of our award-winning and trusted newspaper to our readers who have long depended on us to let them know what is happening in their community," said Publisher Jim Spanner. "The addition of the iPhone app gives us yet another way to serve our readers."