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Online ad growth to slow in Australia?

Executives at two Australian media groups say their online advertising revenues are continuing to grow well, even though two analysts projected slowing growth in...

Digital signage makes a moving (geo)target

Geotargeting of advertising (and news) makes a lot of sense. Where’s the nearest hospital? Or pizza parlor? Or what retailers are new in a neighborhood, or...

‘Local’ still works as a niche in personals

<!–> <! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> Personals were once a small part of daily newspapers’ classifieds, limited by the stigma...

Hookups have never been this easy…or creepy

Just launched: a new relationships Web site that mashes up Craigslist personals with Google Maps to show you exactly where you can find people who want to...

TownNews: 2 billion served (per month!)

            Here’s a fun statistic about TownNews.com, a Web hosting company that works with more than...

StudiVZ boss Riecke resigns unexpectedly

Marcus Riecke, CEO of Germany’s leading social network StudiVZ, has resigned. StudiVZ belongs to media house Georg von Holtzbrinck. No reasons were given for...

Yahoo cutting workforce by 10 percent

Yahoo reported a 64 percent year-over drop in net income for the third quarter and said it would trim its workforce by 10 percent in the fourth. That big number...

TV-newspaper partnerships: doomed from the start?

The breakup of the joint online venture between the daily newspaper and the leading TV station in San Antonio, Texas, seemed to generate a certain amount of...

Schibsted to sign refinancing deal

It’s a tough climate for financing, but Schibsted has pulled off a refinancing plan to cover the loan it used to purchase Trader Classified Media in...

Indian travel portals piggyback on rail growth

By Nirmalya SenIt’s not just passengers flocking to trains from the airlines in India. High airfares have also forced online travel agents to shift their...

Quoka.de appoints new marketing manager

Christina Lösch (32) was promoted to the position of online marketing manager and press officer at free small ads portal Quoka.de. She assumed her new...

Meinestadt targets minorities

Meinestadt.de, the general information portal in Germany with a strong regional focus and strong classified platforms, launched a Polish version of the portal...

Neal, Escobedo new to Press-Enterprise

Ginger Neal has been named VP and GM of multimedia ventures for the Press-Enterprise Co. in inland California. Neal will be charged with growing revenue for...

Pam Johnston new to Target Media

Pam Johnston has taken over the role of COO at Target Media Interactive and SVP of Target Media Partners. Johnston comes to Target from  Yahoo where she was CFO of...