The Fwix Is In at The New York Times Co.

Hyper-local news content from Fwix will be added to Internet properties owned by The New York Times Co., including flagship site,, and the 15 newspaper sites that are part of the publisher’s Regional Media Group, under terms of an agreement between the two companies.

Real-time local newswire Fwix locates, optimizes, categorizes, and distributes local news in 175 markets in the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

The newspapers and sites under the Regional Media Group umbrella are The Press-Democrat (Santa Rosa, Calif.), Wilmington Star-News (N.C.), The Lakeland Ledger (Fla.), Star-Banner (Ocala, Fla.), The Gainesville Sun (Fla.), Spartanburg Herald Journal (S.C.), The Tuscaloosa News (Ala.), The Gadsden Times (Ala.), The Courier (Houma, La.), Times-News (Hendersonville, N.C.), The Thibodaux Daily Comet (La.), The Dispatch (Lexington, N.C.), News Chief (Winter Haven, Fla.), Petaluma Argus-Courier (Calif.), and Sarasota Herald Tribune (Fla.).

According to TechCrunch, The Press-Democrat was the first newspaper in the group to implement Fwix, in its Your Town section.

Fwix founder and CEO Darian Shirazi said:

We are extremely proud to be working with The New York Times Co., one of the world’s leading news companies. This is a vote of confidence in our technology and our unique offering to news companies.