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Prospecting for Web Gold

Knight Ridder's online investments*

CAREERPATH
Joint venture among major newspaper companies for national employment advertising

CLASSIFIED VENTURES
Consortium of newspaper Web sites focused on selling cars and real estate

INFINET
Internet access provider that maintains Web sites for most Knight Ridder operations

POINTCAST
''Push technology'' company

SAVESMART
Interactive promotions for merchants

SPORTSLINE USA
Inherited small stake in online sports service from sale of golfweb.com

TESSERAE
Software startup that merges incompatible databases

ZIP2
Creates directories used in all Knight Ridder Web sites and sold to other newspapers

*Knight Ridder owns less than 20% of each company, except InfiNet (33%) and Tesserae (25%)

DATA: KNIGHT RIDDER INC., BW


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