• Feds Target Miracle Diet Ads (NY Daily News)
    Several women’s mags on hit list.
  • Roseanne Cooks Up Reality Gig for ABC (Variety)
    Five years after her landmark ABC comedy left the air, Roseanne is returning to the network -- but not the way you'd expect.
  • Time Inc. Is Closing Sports Illustrated Women (NYT)
    For the second time this month, Time Inc. has shut down a money-losing magazine. Sports Illustrated Women, published 10 times a year, ceased publication yesterday.
  • NBC Hits Suffer Ratings Slump (AP)
    If "The West Wing" were the real White House, glum-faced presidential operatives would be obsessing over worrisome poll numbers.
  • FTC Investigating Drug Firms (MSNBC)
    At issue is whether pharmacies improperly sent letters to customers with promotional information paid for by drug companies.
  • Calif. Series Is Ratings Challenge (AP)
    Fox will chase World Series viewers with two surprising California teams and a manic monkey, but history casts doubt on the odds of TV ratings glory when the rest of the country is left out.
  • America Online to Stop Selling 'Pop-up' Advertising (Reuters)
    America Online said on Tuesday it will sell no more "pop-up" advertising to outside companies, bowing to feedback from its subscribers.
  • TV Viewers Eat Up 'Dr. Phil' (AP)
    A 17-year-old runaway and her mother were face-to-face on national television, with talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw urging honest communication to heal their rift.
  • Lineup Gels For CBS AM Show (NY Daily News)
    Four anchors selected.
  • AOL, MSN At It Again With Dueling Launches (Reuters)
    Rivals America Online and Microsoft Corp.'s MSN have entered the ring again -- this time with dueling launches of their new Internet services planned for within about a week of each other.
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