Associated Press

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FTC to Monitor Blogs

Performance Marketing

Savvy consumers often go online for independent consumer reviews of products and services, scouring through comments from everyday Joes and Janes to help them find a gem or shun a [...]

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer to Go Web-Only

Performance Marketing

Seattle will be a one-newspaper town after Tuesday, when the 146-year-old Seattle Post-Intelligencer prints its last edition. The P-I will continue to live on the Internet with a much smaller [...]

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SAG Delays Strike Authorization Vote

Convergent TV

LOS ANGELES The Screen Actors Guild  has delayed a vote that would give the union the power to call a strike and bring the entertainment business to a virtual halt. [...]

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SAG Delays Strike Authorization Vote

Convergent TV

SAG has delayed a vote that would give the union the power to call a strike and bring the entertainment business to a virtual halt. SAG announced Monday night that [...]

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Gannett to Trim 10% of Local Paper Jobs

Performance Marketing

Gannett Co., the nation’s largest newspaper publisher, said Tuesday it will lay off another 10 percent of the work force in its local newspapers division as advertising revenue continues to [...]

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Current TV to Broadcast Tweets During Debates

Performance Marketing

Current TV is handing over feedback on the upcoming presidential debates to those who make up so much of the network’s programming: its audience. During the debates, the network bent [...]

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Court Tosses Out CBS Indecency Fine

Convergent TV

PHILADELPHIA A federal appeals court on Monday threw out a $550,000 indecency fine against CBS Corp. for the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show that ended with Janet Jackson’s breast-baring “wardrobe [...]

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Microsoft Eyes Alternative Yahoo Deal

Performance Marketing

Microsoft is once again trying to team up with Yahoo to challenge Internet search and advertising leader Google, although at this point the renewed talks haven’t escalated to another attempt [...]

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Roehm Hits Back at Wal-Mart

Brand Marketing

NEW YORK The fight between fired marketing executive Julie Roehm and her former employer Wal-Mart got uglier Wednesday. Roehm released a statement to the media claiming she is a victim [...]

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Coca-Cola Executive Frenette Retires

Brand Marketing

ATLANTA–Charles Frenette, head of Coca-Cola’s European and African operations and a member of the company’s policy-making executive committee, has retired, the company announced Monday.A.R.C. “Sandy” Allen, currently president and chief [...]