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Tunioli joins Monster Worldwide board

Monster Worldwide this week announced that its board of directors has elected Roberto Tunioli, a native of Bologna, Italy, as a member of the board, effective...

NYTimes goes social networking with TimesPeople

Can The New York Times compete with Facebook? It can certainly try. The Times’ new sharing and recommending tool TimesPeople rolled out of beta this...

Yahoo launches game-changing ad platform

Yahoo unveiled its new advertising platform today, and finally gave it a name — Apt. The platform has been widely anticipated as a game-changer for both...

Viebranz moves from Tacoda to Peer39

Curtis G. Viebranz, the former CEO of Tacoda and president of AOL’s Platform-A, has been named to the Board of Directors of Peer39 which focuses on online...

Two angles on “local” as a strategy

Howard Owens posted a very thoughtful, and thought-provoking, blog item arguing that “local” as a media strategy will  make even more sense in the...

Targeting: Art, science or bogus?

We’ve talked a lot about behavioral targeting, including a recent package in Classified Intelligence Report. Now reporter Emily Steel of The Wall Street...

Canwest dropped from S&P/TSX index

Canada’s daily newspapers, thanks to a resource boom and more stable housing and financial markets, have not felt the same pain as their American...

Governor Meg?

           For a while, even before she worked on the Romney campaign for U.S. president, people have been...

GM to cut ad spending, even interactive

General Motors will cut its 2009 advertising spending in North America in all media, including interactive media, Advertising Age reported today. GM has increased...

Google adding newspapers to scanning program

Google has already been scanning books as part of its archives program. Now it’s adding newspapers. Early participants include the Montreal...

Social media tops porn

The risqué Broadway show “Avenue Q” proclaimed in one of its catchiest tunes that “the Internet is for porn.” Apparently not any...

VM Digital buys majority stake in portal for horses

The Austrian venture capital company VM Digital Investments (Vm-digital.net) acquired a 50.1% stake in the German classifieds portal for horses Pferde.de from...

Seek to open job site in Brazil

Straight after buying a 10 percent interest in Malaysian based employment site, JobStreet, Australia’s Seek is moving even further abroad, this time into...

McClatchy laying off another 1,150

McClatchy has announced its second big job elimination of the year: The newspaper publisher is cutting 1,150 jobs, or about 10 percent of its workforce. About half...