Newspaper’s in talks about online ad network

Five US newspaper’s are taking steps to create a national online advertising network they hope will help them recapture revenue being lost to online website’s. Sources said Gannett Co., Tribune Co., Hearst Corp., Media News Group and Cox Newspapers may jion together to form a common ad sales force that could offer national advertisers “one-stop […]

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Upingme wants to mobilize classified ads

Upingme is a new free classified ads service in the UK that allows people to post adverts directly from their mobile phones. They call it “Classified ads 2.0″ because of Upingme’s real-time and active (rather than passive) “nature.” Users post their adverts by sending an SMS text “U” a space and then a message to […]

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Viacom Profit Rises 80% on Cable Ads and Music publishing business sale

Viacom Inc., owner of MTV and the Paramount film studio, said third-quarter profit rose 80 percent, fueled by cable advertising, the film “Transformers” and the sale of its Famous Music publishing business. The stock advanced as much as 5.1 percent after sales and profit beat analysts’ estimates. Net income increased to $641.6 million, or 96 […]

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New York Times Adds Techmeme Like News Aggregation Feature

NYTimes.com has launched a new version of its technology section, which includes aggregation of news from around the Web. NYTimes.com/Tech Editor Saul Hansell told Read/WriteWeb in an email that Blogrunner “is our answer to Techmeme, integrated with our main site. It is technology we’ve built ourselves, based on Blogrunner, a company we bought last year.” […]

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