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Is Big Media Getting Its Money’s Worth?

Major media companies are on a buying spree, but are they cost-conscious? "Do you know any companies we might be interested in?" This questions, or soemthing much like it, has beern posed to me on more than one occasion in … Continue reading

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Content is the Name of the Online Game Now

We spend more time on media now than any other Web activity The Online Publishers Association has been tracking online behavior by activity types for several years now in one of the most interesting but under-reported indexes online at Online-Publishers.org. … Continue reading

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Ebert & Roeper and Newser: Great Ideas Begging for Distribution

Disney and Highbeam launch good new content, but who will visit it? Remember, “build it and they will come?” I have to wonder if we are seeing a resurgence of that discredited approach to dotcom media. Two new and very … Continue reading

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AOL Eats Tacoda and Re-Builds Its Empire

In acquiring behavioral targeting newtork and technology Tacoda, AOL is vying to become a major player in ad sales across the Web In purchasing one of the two biggest and oldest behavioral targeting providers online, Tacoda, AOL is increasing its … Continue reading

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Watch Asia in the mobile TV standards battle

by Craig Stephen As the race to establish a dominant mobile television standard hots up, in Asia it’s deployments rather than lobbying or operator trials increasingly setting the pace.   This week a consortium was announced in Indonesia to build the … Continue reading

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Jack Welch Podcast Star

BusinessWeek.com surpasses 1 million monthly podcast downloads, with Jack’s “The Welch Way” among the top shows Former GE CEO Jack Welch and his wife Suzy are among the pdocast stars in BusinessWeek’s successful constellation of audio on-demand shows. BusinessWeek Online’s … Continue reading

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iPhone: What Happens Next

Way back when, people used to say you couldn’t watch video on a cellphone. “Nobody wants to watch a movie on a tiny screen,” people scoffed at our conferences. “Not to mention the terrible quality of video streaming over the … Continue reading

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The Bright Side of Newspaper Industry’s Gloom

Hello? Anyone Ever Heard of the I-N-T-E-R-N-E-T? While the L.A. Times was busy firing an editor this week for having an affair with Brian Glaser’s publicist and then hiring him as a guest editor, much more momentous things were happening in the newspaper business. Billionaire … Continue reading

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NBC and Break.com Cut Deal at iHollywood’s Digital Media Summit, Paper Says

OK, we’ve been bragging for years that big deals get cut at iHollywood Forum events. Problem is that journalists, bless their souls, don’t usually say WHERE deals are made — just who made them. But the San Fernando Business Journal … Continue reading

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