advertisement
advertisement

New Media News

Digg Receives Additional $8.5 Million “Digg, Inc., a web community that enables the mass internet audience to prioritize news and content, has closed an additional round of funding in the amount of $8.5 million led by Greylock Partners.” (EContentMag.com)

advertisement
advertisement

Digg Receives Additional $8.5 Million
“Digg, Inc., a web community that enables the mass internet audience to prioritize news and content, has closed an additional round of funding in the amount of $8.5 million led by Greylock Partners.” (EContentMag.com)

advertisement

Wallstrip Video Show Raises Funding
Wallstrip, a three-month-old online videoblog about the stock market, has raised a little over a half a million dollars in funding, creator Howard Lindzon told NewTeeVee Thursday. (NewTeeVee)

Disney Threatens Media Critic, Advertisers Exit Hate-Filled Talk Radio Show
” The Walt Disney Company has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the blogger and media critic “Spocko,” effectively closing down his Web site, Spocko’s Brain, after the online muckraker instigated a letter-writing campaign that caused national advertisers including Visa and MasterCard to flee the Bay Area ABC-affiliate radio station KSFO.” (MediaDaily News)

Studios OK movie downloads technology
“Hollywood studios have approved a new technology and licensing arrangement that should remove a major obstacle consumers now face with burning movies they buy digitally over the Internet onto a DVD that will play everywhere.” (Yahoo! News)

advertisement
advertisement

Digital music offsets drop in CD buying
“Digital downloads helped the struggling music industry end 2006 on a positive note, but their once-sizzling beat is starting to slow.” (Los Angeles Times)

About the author

Lynne d Johnson is a Content + Community Consultant developing content and community strategies that help brands better tell their stories and build better relationships with people toward driving brand awareness, loyalty, and purchase intent. She has been writing about tech and media since the Web 1.0 days, most recently about how the future of consumer interactions will be driven by augmented reality and wearable tech.

More