McClatchy to Present at Analyst Forum

Released 11/28/2006

The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) said today that management will provide an update on its business, strategies and management's outlook next week at the CSFB Global Media Conference at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel in New York City on December 6, 2006, at 9:40 AM Eastern time. The presentation will be available to the media and general public via live internet webcast. The webcast of McClatchy's presentation will be accessible at http://www.mcclatchy.com and at http://www.csfb.com on December 6. An archive of McClatchy's presentation will continue to be available at McClatchy's website following the conference.

The McClatchy Company is the second-largest newspaper company in the United States, with 32 daily newspapers and approximately 50 non-dailies. McClatchy owned newspapers include the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune, The Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Kansas City Star, The Charlotte Observer, and The (Raleigh) News & Observer. In addition, McClatchy has a robust network of internet assets, including leading local websites in each of its daily newspaper markets, offering users information, comprehensive news, advertising, e-commerce and other services. The company also owns and operates McClatchy Interactive, an interactive operation that provides websites with content, publishing tools and software development; Real Cities ( http://www.RealCities.com ), the largest national advertising network of local news websites, including more than 130 newspaper websites; and 15.0% of CareerBuilder, the nation's largest online job site. McClatchy also owns 25.6% of Classified Ventures, a newspaper industry partnership that offers classified websites such as cars.com and apartments.com. McClatchy is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MNI.