News release distribution service Canada Newswire is redesigning its website at <http://www.newswire.ca>. The new site, which is currently in beta testing, includes additional multimedia and social networking features, as well as an enhanced search capability and a new visual style. "Increasingly, consumers of news and information are requesting more multimedia content," said company president and CEO Carolyn McGill. "Our new website design means that every news release can easily become an enriched news release with photos, video and social tools. The transformed CNW website will help communications professionals reach their goals by giving the media, markets and consumers what they have requested. The days of the plain text news release are gone. The enriched news release delivers the video, photos and graphics that web audiences demand, all attractively displayed as a single package of content. The new CNW website is a powerful showcase for that content."