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Yahoo -AOL deal:  yes! no!

Silicon Valley Insider got tongues a-wagging today with an insider scoop that a Yahoo-AOL merger was a done deal. Oops. Turns out SVI   spoke too soon,...

MySpace gets into ad space

With the economy in turmoil, and ad sales projections constantly revised downward, what's an ad-supported site to do? Maybe take a page from retail, and go...

Shaker adds AtlantaJobs.com

Shaker Recruitment Group has pulled together another network of newspapers under a regional employment brand, this time AtlantaJobs.com. The AtlantaJobs.com ...

Google adds text ads to Google Maps

Google is adding text ads to its popular Google Maps product. A search for “New York City Hotels” now displays a single line below with text ads for...

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 2006....

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...

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...

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...

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 part of the...

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 way how about...

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...

Transcontinental launches WebLocal.ca

Canadian newspaper publisher Transcontinental has launched WebLocal.ca, a search site for local businesses with the slogan "Find. Rate. Share" -- or en francais,...