NewspaperARCHIVE Sponsors Public Radio Program

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NewspaperARCHIVE, the world's largest web-based newspaper archive, has sponsored Iowa Public Radio and an upcoming episode of the Wisconsin Public Radio hit show Michael Feldman's Whad'ya Know?

Cedar Rapids-based NewspaperARCHIVE, the leading provider of web-based historic newspaper pages, is pleased to announce the sponsorship of one of the most interesting and entertaining public radio shows, the comedy and quiz "Whad'Ya Know?," hosted by Michael Feldman and produced by Wisconsin Public Radio for distribution by Public Radio International.

"We're really excited about sponsoring 'Whad'Ya Know?,'" said Dave Stoddard, Online Marketing Manager for NewspaperARCHIVE. "The show, dealing with news and current events with a humorous bent, reaches a broad audience and is a natural connection to our historic newspaper archives."

The episode sponsored by NewspaperARCHIVE will be broadcast live from the Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, Iowa, on May 16, 2009. The show will also be available via podcast at

Beginning the week of May 4th and continuing until the live broadcast of the show, listeners on Iowa Public Radio and on National Public Radio will hear NewspaperARCHIVE sponsorship spots during "Whad'Ya Know" ads on National Public Radio promoting the world's largest online newspaper archive. "Whad'Ya Know" reaches more than one million listeners each week over 300 affiliate public radio stations and Iowa Public Radio has a reach of more than 200,000 listeners.

Press and interested parties can contact Stephen Carr at 319.390.9442 or scarr(at)


In 1999, Heritage Microfilm launched the brand, the world's largest historical newspaper database online. contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1759 to present, spanning almost 3,000 newspaper titles and 762 cities. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date making it easy to quickly explore historical content. Anyone interested in finding more information about Heritage Microfilm and can visit or


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