Online Media Daily
Monday, June 8, 2009
  • Broader Than Broadway: Local Court Rules Muni-Broadband A Utility

    Giving a boost to municipal broadband, an appeals court in Minnesota has ruled that Web service is a utility that towns may finance with ... Read the whole story

  • Newspapers Are Online Brands

    When newspapers have garnered instantly recognizable local nicknames like "The Trib," and "Freep," it's easy to argue that these brands have built up as ... Read the whole story

  • Cause For Celebration: Online Ad Spending Falls Just 5%

    Online ad spending fell 5% to $5.5 billion during the first quarter of 2009, marking the first year-over-year decline for any quarter since 2002, ... Read the whole story

  • Google AdWords Pro Jumps To Facebook

    Facebook has snagged yet another exec from Google. Grady Burnett, who had led the company's AdWords business in Ann Arbor, Mich., will leave to ... Read the whole story

  • Report: Interactive Budgets Favor Familiar Formats

    When it comes to interactive marketing budgets, companies are sticking with proven direct-response formats like email and search while shying away from emerging media ... Read the whole story

  • Shut 'Em Down: FTC Alleges ISP Hosted 'Witches' Brew'

    The Federal Trade Commission has obtained a temporary restraining order against the Internet service provider Pricewert, alleged to have hosted "a witches' brew" of ... Read the whole story

  • Microsoft Exec Jumps Ship

    Microsoft has lost key interactive entertainment executive Chris Satchell to gaming machine manufacturer International Game Technology. Satchell, who spent seven years at Microsoft, most ... Read the whole story

  • The Chattering Class

    The assembled masses at the launch of SoundCTRL Live could not seem to keep themselves from chattering through the speakers (but, they barely knew ... Read the whole story

  • FatTail Automates SEM Service That Buys Traffic

    RAFT, or reach and frequency tool, provides an automated service that combines ad contract data and Web site content by buying search traffic cost ... Read the whole story