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Tips from TV: how many online ads are too many?

Interesting story in this morning’s New York Times. Brian Stelter reviews online video site Hulu on its first anniversary. The site has received a lot of...

Xing shrugs off Linkedin challenge

The anticipated battle for market share between German-based business network Xing and its US-based counterpart Linkedin has not left any marks on Xing to date. If...

Packer packs it in; media dynasty ends in Australia

By Ross Hoddinott James Packer’s resignation from the board of PBL Media effectively ends his family’s near century-old media connections. It was only...

Yahoo upgrades geo-targeting

Yahoo has upgraded how it geo-targets ads to Web surfers. Geo-targeting at Yahoo had been based on “Designated Marketing Areas” determined by Nielsen...

Simply Hired goes global

U.S.-based recruitment-ad indexer Simply Hired has launched new Web sites for Canada, Australia, India and the U.K., aggregating a total of more than 1.5 million...

Paid online ads, with free print?

OK, so it’s really a bundled buy, but the message is pretty clear, isn’t it:  What you really want is your job posting on Monster; and oh by the...

Casaclick.it goes GPS

<!–> <! st1:*{behavior:url(#ieooui) } –> Italian real estate portal Casaclick Spa (www.casaclick.it) has signed a partnership with Garmin...

Shedding light on shedding circulation

There’s an interesting story in The Wall Street Journal today about how U.S. newspapers’ most recent reported declines in print circulation only tell...

Hearst’s Irish bullish on newspapers

By Shannon Kinney LEDYARD, Conn. – Hearst Newspapers CEO George Irish told a group of publishers there’s reason for plenty of optimism for newspapers,...

AdMob raises $15.7 million

Mobile advertising marketplace AdMob has raised $15.7 million while going cash flow positive. The Series C investment round was as led by Sequoia Capital’s...

Media General earnings tripled in Q3

Media General saw earnings nearly triple in Q3 to $6.2 million from $2.5 million in the same period of the previous year, presumably due to the politics-Olympics...