Internet display advertising expenditures increased 7.3 percent in 2009, aided by sharply higher spending from the telecom, factory auto and travel categories, according to data released today by Kantar Media, the leading provider of strategic advertising and marketing information. Total advertising expenditures fell 12.3 percent in 2009 to $125.3 billion as compared to 2008
Some 60 students from Boston University’s College of Communication covered the Boston Marathon today using a variety of new media techniques–twitter, soundslides, qik, utterli, blogs, friendfeed, flickr.
From The Associated Press: “The Associated Press Board of Directors announced it would undertake an initiative to affirm the value of original news reporting and protect the news industry’s content from being misappropriated online. The initiative would find new ways to enhance consumers’ ability to find authoritative news coverage online. In addition, the AP Board [...]
The Atlantic: In a poll of prominent members of the national news media, nearly two-thirds say the Internet is hurting journalism more than it is helping. The poll, conducted by The Atlantic and National Journal, asked 43 media insiders whether, on balance, journalism has been helped more or hurt more by the rise of news [...]
“ChangeTracker is a project at ProPublica that watches three government websites — Whitehouse.gov, Recovery.gov and Financialstability.gov — for edits, deletions or changes to existing content,” MediaShift reports. “Through an RSS feed, Twitter account or daily email digest, ChangeTracker will inform you when a page changes on these sites, and show you what’s been added or [...]
True/Slant is a new site that launched in Alpha today, “an original content news network tailored to both the “New Journalist” and marketers who want a more effective way to engage with digital audiences. Contributors, consumers and marketers each have a voice on True/Slant.”
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