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Sixdegrees, New York, an online networking community, has entered a partnership with JobDirect.com, New York, to syndicate its personalized bulletin board feature on the JobDirect site. JobDirect.com, which links college students with job openings, will utilize the sixdegrees database for potential members of its network, and JobDirect applicants can then join sixdegrees.
National Football League sponsors Miller Lite and Sprint collaborated last weekend on Web coverage of the NFL Draft through ESPN SportsZone and NFL.com. Dubbed DraftTracker, the co-sponsored section included pre-draft analysis and live draft coverage. It was developed by New York-based ESPN Internet Ventures.
Nicholson NY will rebuild the Internet-based publishing operations for the New York Daily News. A new site, nydailynews.com, will launch in late June. The agency will also develop an ad-tracking system for the New York tabloid’s online presence.
The One Club for Art & Copy, New York, will recognize the best creative work in interactive advertising at an awards show, One Show Interactive, on Thursday. Judges include CEOs and creative directors of interactive agencies. Winners in seven categories including banners, corporate images and other online advertising forms will be announced. The One Club also runs a well-known awards show each year to honor the best in traditional advertising.
N2K, New York, which stands for Need to Know, renamed N2K Entertainment, its online music division, the Music Boulevard Network. All N2K Entertainment properties–Music Boulevard (www.musicblvd.com), Rocktropolis.com, JazzCentralStation.com, ClassicalInsites.com, and star sites DavidBowie.com, StonesWorld.com, LeonardBernstein.com, MilesDavis.com and WyntonMarsalis.com–will now be subsumed under the Music Boulevard Network. J.J. Rosen, formerly senior vice president, general manager of N2K Entertainment, was named president of the Music Boulevard Network.