You have to love the short work week before Thanksgiving. Its arrival signals the year is just about ready to call it a day. By lunchtime tomorrow, you can kick up your feet and start writing out a quality to-do list for when you return from this long and well-deserved weekend.
It has now been a month since the video iPod was released, and all of us who planned to, have ponied up our $1.99 to watch "Desperate Housewives" on the train or in an airport or at the office, just to see what it's like and to start to shape an opinion about how it will impact our industry.
Advertising is in angst. We all felt it--and now Martin Sorrell, WPP's chief executive, has said it. He recently warned that many of the world's leading media companies are on the verge of panic amid the seismic shifts brought on by the Internet.