Wednesday, April 20, 2005
  • Zucker: TV News Must Become More Interactive

    Mainstays of network news, including "The Today Show" and "NBC Nightly News" must become more interactive, Jeff Zucker, president and CEO of NBC Universal Television Group, said Tuesday in New York. ...Read the whole story

  • AOL Strikes Deal For Music Videos

    As part of America Online's broad effort to attract Web traffic and advertisers, AOL Tuesday said it reached a licensing agreement with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group to harness their music video libraries. The deal comes over two months after Universal Music publicly demanded that companies like Time Warner's AOL contract new financial agreements for the use of its content. ...Read the whole story

  • Primedia To Launch Free Site For Surf Enthusiasts

    Magazine company Primedia Inc. Tuesday announced the impending launch of a surfing enthusiast Web site that will tie into its related Action Sports Group titles: Surfer, Surfing, and SG. The free site, WaveWatch at, is synced with a Web-based surf camera and surf condition network, which users can control from their homes. Scheduled to launch April 26, WaveWatch also will include mapping tools, tide charts and localized surf and weather forecasts, plus swell advisories that can be delivered via customized e-mail and/or cell phone alerts. ...Read the whole story

  • Taps For Job Ads

    Metasearch site announced Tuesday that it has made a deal with a second metasearch site,, to power a job listings feature. ...Read the whole story

  • Report: E-Commerce To Surge 21 Percent

    Online commerce sales will grow to $142.5 billion this year, up 21 percent from last year's $117.7 billion, according to a retail trends report released Tuesday by research firm eMarketer. While impressive, the projected growth rate is less than the 25.2 percent gains seen from 2003 to 2004. ...Read the whole story

Playing in the Big Leagues

When the 108th Congress adjourned in December 2004, it concluded a very active Congress for the online advertising industry, including the passage of the CAN-SPAM Act and House passage of spyware legislation. With spyware legislation currently ...More

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