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Thomson Reuters Buys RedEgg

Thomson Reuters has acquired RedEgg, the company behind MyMediaInfo and other tools and services for PRs and marketers.

Thomson Reuters will incorporate RedEgg into the Corporate Services group with RedEgg founders Eric Hill and Gaugarin Oliver serving in new executive roles. Thomson ONE Public Relations and Thomson Reuters InPublic already include MyMediaInfo and MyNewsBrief services.

More than 1,000 companies in North America use MyMediaInfo services. And more than 7,000 businesses around the world use Thomson Reuters Corporate Services.

Details about the acquisition are undisclosed.

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Media Monitoring Developments from BW, Critical Media, and MyMediaInfo

Business Wire announced today that its clients will now have access to Critical Media’s broadcast monitoring platform. Business Wire clients who sign up for Critical Media services starting 2012 will also get the rest of this year free. The announcement was made from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) International Conference in Orlando, which is taking place through tomorrow.

Also on the monitoring front, the MyMediaInfo IMA Database has launched. IMA stands for “Influencer, Monitor, Analyze,” and the database combines traditional and social media monitoring into one service. The IMA tool also includes analysis, reporting, and influencer identification tools.

Tech News: Photos on Twitter, 5 More Networks on Klout, Video Chat on Facebook


Twitter‘s PR rep Sean Garrett tells TechCrunch that its photo hosting service is operational for everyone, but not from your mobile device (yet).

Klout has added Blogger, Tumblr, Flickr, Instagram, and Last.fm to its influencer measurement system. Klout measurements now include 10 networks. [via Klout blog]

Buried in the Facebook Messenger app (the top free app on iTunes since launching on Tuesday) is a video chat service. [via MSNBC]

Speaking of MSNBC, its Twitter handle/website Breaking News has partnered with Storify. According to TechCrunch, Storify averages 6.5 million story views per month.

Media intelligence company VMS has announced a partnership with Media Monitors Pty Ltd, a media intelligence company in the Asia-Pacific region. Media Monitors will provide VMS North America clients with content from the region, including Australia, New Zealand, and China.

MyMediaInfo is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a giveaway for nonprofits. The company will award five nonprofits a free one-year subscription to its MyMediaInfo Media Contacts Database and the Social Media Module, worth $5,000 each. Nominations will be accepted starting tomorrow through September 30 with the giveaways awarded on October 15

Tools Round Up: MyMediaInfo, Cision, ContentAide, and Skype

MyMediaInfo has added an international media database to its offerings. The database includes information about journalists and other media contacts in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and Africa.

The CisionPoint Spring Release is here, and it includes new news sources, redesigned news distribution services, and additional choices to further personalize information.

Our San Francisco contributor Celeste Altus can breathe easy today. Facebook isn’t buying Skype, but Microsoft is. The $8.5 billion deal was announced this morning and should be finalized by the end of the year. In an email published on ZDNet, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer writes:

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MyMediaInfo Adds New Office

Media intelligence company MyMediaInfo has opened an office in Austin, TX, adding to existing offices in India, Washington D.C., Atlanta, California, Chicago, and the HQ in Waltham, MA. According to MyMediaInfo, the additional office comes after three consecutive years of 300 percent growth. New product launches and additional offices are planned for 2011.

MyMediaInfo Launches New Tools

MyMediaInfo has launched a series of social media tools: The Social Media Database, MyMediaInfo Monitoring, and MyNewsBrief.

The Social Media Database uses a MyMediaInfo proprietary scoring system along with Technorati and Alexa rankings to provide users with a database of contacts. The database also includes Twitter handles and other social media information.

MyMediaInfo Monitoring allows users to search, track, and report media coverage across 115,000 international outlets across print, online, and broadcast. And MyNewsBrief offers clients a more customized report from a dedicated analyst.

MyMediaInfo Research and Consulting Launches

Lots of launches to announce this week! MyMediaInfo Research and Consulting launched this week, offering users dedicated analysts to measure and analyze print, broadcast, and social media.

To head this new division, the company has hired Scot Wheeler as VP of Research and Consulting. He has 15 years of experience, working with companies such as Motorola, State Farm, and The University of Chicago.