• U.S. Help-Wanted Index rises to 47 in June (Reuters)
    An index measuring the number of jobs offered across the United States inched up in June, indicating slight growth in the overall weak job market.
  • The Ad Age Mega Brand Report
    Advertising media placements by the nation's Top 200 Megabrands throughout 2001 declined 0.8% from 2000 levels, according to the Advertising Age Megabrand report.
  • Study Faces Off Web With TV, Mags (CBSMW)
    According to a study released Monday, "the Internet's most popular sites consistently deliver larger audiences than the most watched television programs and are comparable in size to popular consumer magazines."
  • Parenting: Hot New Reality Show (Christian Science Monitor)
    Maybe Dan Quayle was right.
  • AT&T and Sprint Try to Lure Business From MCI (NYT)
    Competitors of MCI are already making subtle marketing moves to snatch away some customers that may be wary of the bankruptcy of WorldCom, MCI's parent.
  • New $10 Million Campaign Blurs Advertising and Editorial Content (AdAge.com)
    The website of The New York Times has refused to accept new ads from Sony Electronics that blur the line between advertising and editorial content.
  • WPP Denies Accounting Violations
    The owner of J Walter Thompson and Young & Rubicam refuted allegations that it "bent the rules."
  • Martha’s Image Taking A Hit (Reuters)
    Survey cites a lack of trust.
  • Research Shows Futility of Spam (Ananova)
    The more people who are copied on to a message, the less likely it is to be read.
  • CBS Scores Lowest Grade for TV Network Diversity(Reuters)
    A multiethnic coalition gave the four major TV networks mediocre to near-failing grades on Thursday for their efforts to boost racial diversity on the air and behind the camera, blasting CBS as the slowest to embrace reforms.
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