CNW Group (CNW) is now Cision in Canada, a public relations and earned media software company and services provider. The former CNW (Canada Newswire) commercial press release service continues on as part of Cison's global distribution network.
|Founded||1960 as Canada News Wire|
|Founder||Joseph Adair Porter Clark|
|Nicole Guillot, President|
|Products||Marketing, Public Relations and Investor Relations software and services|
CNW's purpose was to deliver original text news releases to news media outlets on behalf of paying clients. This model expanded over time to include provision of ancillary services required by Investor Relations and Public Relations professionals, including translation, photography, webcasts, media database and media monitoring.
Canada Newswire distribution uses XHTML technology which enables simultaneous transmission of text and images to receiving outlets. In 2003, CNW became the only provider endorsed by TSX for the calibre of its newswire and webcast services.
Cision distribution via Canada Newswire is offered stand-alone or as part of its flagship Cision Communications Cloud platform for PR professionals.
Cision (CNW) acquired CEDROM-Sni in 2017.
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