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AOL Acquires Millennial Media, Boosts Mobile Audience Reach

In its first major acquisition since itself being acquired by telecommunications giant Verizon, AOL this morning announced a deal to buy mobile app advertising network Millennial Media for $1.75 per share, a 30% premium over Wednesday's closing price for the publicly traded firm's common stock. The deal will add one of the largest suppliers of mobile app advertising impressions to AOL's programmatic and direct ...

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Wikipedia Identifies, Bans Blackhat Editors

Wikipedia has banned 381 blackhat editors getting paid to post and maintain promotional content to the online encyclopedia after the site's CheckUser group identified "sock puppet" editors creating promotional articles, and inserting promotional external links. ...

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Each year, all year, MediaPost hosts more than 30 events across a range of marketing disciplines ... including our OMMA events, Insider Summits and Creative Media, OMMA and Appy Awards. Chances are some are just right for you.

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New Late-Night War Heats Up With Trump, Biden Bookings

No sooner did a press release arrive on Tuesday announcing that "The Tonight Show" had booked Donald Trump for next Friday's show than another announcement came that Joe Biden would appear a day earlier on "The ...

Bob Garfield: Garfield At Large
Metamurder

For ironic good measure, the particular terminology for this sort of news segment is "live shot." Deranged killing as performance art. A perfect, premeditated metamurder. ...

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