From the monthly archives:

April 2007

YouTube to roll out ads too

by Mathew on April 26, 2007

Joins Joost at the advertising trough. How will viewers react? clipped from www.redherring.comBeware YouTube watchers, ads are coming―as soon as this summer. The video-sharing site that was acquired by Google in November is experimenting with the precise length, form, and placement of those ads, and will begin rolling them out this summer, Suzie Reider, head…
The peer-to-peer TV venture from the Skype boys has signed deals to run ads and overlays from major-league companies like GM and Nike. clipped from clickz.com Online video platform Joost has signed three-month contracts with a group of 31 big brand advertisers, including Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Nike, General Motors and Visa. It will offer…

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I probably shouldn't write about this, but I can't help myself. I had a conversation with a copy editor at the Globe tonight, for a story on Lonelygirl15 (which is in the paper tomorrow -- see post below), and I found it revealing and frustrating at the same time. Let me say before I start…

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(here's a blog post I put up earlier today at globeandmail.com, related to a story I did for the newspaper) Miles Beckett and Greg Goodfried still look like the upwardly mobile twenty-somethings (surgical resident and entertainment lawyer respectively) they used to be a year or two ago. But now -- along with friend Ramesh Flinders…
Another flash fire seems to have flared up in the blogosphere over interviews with reporters: Jason Calacanis says he won't do an interview with Wired unless they can do it by email, and says this is ironic (in an Alanis Morrisette kind of way, I'm assuming). Dave Winer says he likes to do interviews via…

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