Monday, June 11, 2007

Weekly Headline Summary for 10 June 2007


If you're not wired, you're not in the content economy...
Online ad spending surges: Internet display ad spending jumped 17% Q1 while total ad spending fell
CNN Money
Papers Still Dominate Local Online Ad Spending -- But Are Losing Share
Editor and Publisher

If you're not syndicating everywhere you're not in the content economy...
How Google's Acquisition of FeedBurner Will Change RSS Marketing
Marketing Studies

If you're not connecting people with their peers and their outlooks you're not in the content economy...
In 2010 over $2 Billion Will Be Spent on Social Network Advertising in the US: Report
LinkedIn: LinkedIn not looking to connect with a buyer
Aggregating Content by Perspective
MicroPersuasion, Google form alliance
BtoB Online
With Covestor, everyone is a money manager
Yahoo to buy Facebook?
Guardian Unlimited

If you're not willing to be agnostic about content sources you're not in the content economy...
CNN and Wall Street Journal Embrace Aggregation Of Third-Party Content
Publishing 2.0
Interview: Ann Moore, CEO, Time Inc.

If you're not focusing on user-defined aggregation you're not in the content economy... Relaunches As Ask3D With More Widgetized Look & Feel and Personalization
Making money from the personalised web
Times Online
What Is Web 3.0?

And if you're not willing to admit that search is the present revenue driver, the future may not be coming..
Yahoo!: The Web's Future Is Not In Search
Read/Write Web
Google Scan Plan Expands, Gaining the 12 CIC Universities
Library Journal
Google launches YouTube’s money machine
Google Sites Ranked by comScore as Top U.S. Video Property in March 2007
PR Newswire
Microsoft's Live Search Books Adds Copyrighted Content
Yahoo plots AdWords death by a 1000 cuts

Meanwhile, the publishing economy pokes ahead with deals and drama galore but limited innovation...
Dow Jones shares drop as Bancrofts, Murdoch meet
Other possible Dow Jones bidders surface
Dow Jones Union Seeks Billionaire’s Help in Finding Alternative Bidder to Murdoch
The New York Times*
New Life for Brian? Tierney Wants to Join Fight for Dow Jones
Editor & Publisher
Dow Jones Chairman Emerges As Key Player in Bid
WSJ Online*
Dow Jones, Weighing Offer, Extends Severance Plan
M&A Activity Heating Up
FOLIO: Magazine

Publishers' unwillingness to confront global online censorship only weakens the markets for their wares...
Censorship 'changes face of net'
BBC News

Print publishers begin to recognize that their specialty is making the most of a physical medium...
Publishers Creating Their Own In-House Ad Agencies
The New York Times*
National Geographic’s John Griffin: Magazines Suffer From Troubles of their Own Making
FOLIO: Magazine

You know, this Web thing is beginning to catch on, maybe we should do something...
Waxing Philosophical, Booksellers Face the Digital
The New York Times*

In other major trends in content this week...
How Big Will the iPhone Be?
Proxy Advisers Target Yahoo CEO's Pay
Warner Group in Deal to Offer Free Music via Internet Site
The New York Times*
A penny for your song?; Proposed royalties are far less, but still too much, Webcasters say
Newsday via Content Agenda
'omg my mom joined facebook!!'
The New York Times*
Commons copyright targets scientists
Information World Review
Click.TV Player Joins the Deadpool
The Twitterization of Blogs

Best Practices
Commentary: Why DRM won't ever work
ZDNet via Content Agenda
Impediments to seeing information as a task
CMS Wire
Social Software: Challenges, Risks, Issues And How To Confront Them
Robin Good
Googles Universal Search Confirms Information in Newly Released Book
Where's Your News? Finding User-Created Content
Poynter Online
Ontology of Folksonomy: A Mash-up of Apples and Oranges
Tom Gruber
Ryan Sholin: The Ten Commandments of Online Journalism
Part of content is context: lessons from the newsroom
DRM: A Half-Step Forward, More Steps Back

Cool Tools
New Version of Movable Type Suits Business Bloggers
News Factor Network/Yahoo
Sourceforge adds wiki functionality
WordPress vs. Movable Type: Open Source Blogging Software Showdown
Publishing 2.0
Coming Soon: Microsoft Kitchen
Flickr Facebook App is Now Available
JetBlue to Offer In-flight Tracking on Google Maps
'Grand Theft Auto' meets Google Street View
SocialPoster Is a One-Stop Bookmarking Tool

Deals, Partnerships & Sales

Dow Jones, Nielsen Co. partner on media and money conference
BtoB Online
Fast Search & Transfer wins search platform deal with Vietnam's Tinhvan Group
Thomson Fin. via Hemscott
Image Capture Engineering, Inc. Becomes Part of LexisNexis
Hearst-Argyle Television Reaches Innovative Content Agreement With Google and YouTube
PR Newswire
Eli Lilly Selects Copyright Clearance Center's Rightsphere for Global Workforce
Tullett Prebon Teams with CQG Data Factory to Launch Historical Market Data Web Portal
Bob's Guide
Autonomy Enhances Search for Sharepoint Server 2007 as Microsoft Enterprise Search Partner
PR Newswire
UpSNAP Expands Mobile Search with LinkConnector
dBusiness News

Products, Markets & People
Elsevier's Inteleos Poised to Launch Integrating Technology for Drug Tracking and Analysis
OneSource Announces New Product Search and Content Enhancements to Global Business Browser
BusinessWire via TMCNet
Dow Jones Introduces Synaptica 6.4 for Improved Business Semantic Management
PR Newswire via Sys-Con
Hoover's Announces Latest Integration Milestone Resulting from First Research Acquisition
PR Newswire via Sys-Con Introduces Vertical Search Engine For Legal Web - Quest Search
Law Fuel
Dow Jones Adds Multimedia Content to Its Factiva Products
PR Newswire
WallStreet Direct, Inc. Launches Interactive Tools to Enhance User Experience and Expand Distribution
PR Newswire via EarthTimes
ProQuest Partners with Scopus; Finalizes Company Name
Nielsen to track mobile phone users’ media consumption
NBC Universal Launches Widgets to Expand Distribution of Content on Digital Platforms
PR Newswire
Incisive Media Taps Kevin Ryan to Direct Search Engine Strategies, Search Engine Watch
Macrovision Announces Solutions for Information Publishers to Expand Online Content Revenue
Intellext Morphs into MediaRiver to Flow Publishers’ Content
Information Today, Inc.
Thomson Scientific Releases EndNote X1 For Windows
PR Newswire
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