The Radio-Mercury Awards is celebrating 10 years of honoring creative excellence in Radio commercials with an exclusive, invitation-only luncheon on Wednesday, June 6th at the refurbished Starlight Roof Room in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City.

Total magazine advertising for the month of December closed at $1,584,664,647, a 3.6% increase over last year, according to Publishers Information Bureau (PIB). Advertising pages for December were 24,962, down 2.0% from last year.

After 35 days of political and legal uncertainty in this country in the 2000 general election, President Elect George W. Bush will consummate his electoral victory by beginning his tenure as the 43rd President of the United States on Saturday, January 20th.

'Abrazame Muy Fuerte' scored a record high 3.9 Nielsen Station Index (NSI) rating and 5 share last night.

Latino Broadcasting Company Spanish-language radio network announced that it will broadcast Super Bowl XXXV.

For the fifth consecutive year Latino Broadcasting Company, will be the official and exclusive Spanish-language radio network of the National Football League's Super Bowl.

The Arbitron Fall 2000 12+ ratings for key markets are available.

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Ovum predicts that by January 2006, 166 million Internet users world-wide will be regular users of PC-to-phone IP telephony. This represents almost a quarter (23%) of Internet users growing from only 5% today.

The Internet Economy has grown more rapidly than anyone could have envisioned even five years ago, opening up new vistas of communication, collaboration and coordination between consumers, businesses and trading partners.

"Singing 'The Cup of Life' at George Bush's inauguration is like playing the fiddle while Rome burns," said an angry Robi Draco Rosa who wrote the hit song and numerous other tracks for Martin, including the breakthrough smash "Livin' La Vida Loca".

World welterweight boxing champion, Olympic Gold Medalist and EMI Latin recording artist Oscar De La Hoya can now add Grammy nominee to his list of accolades.

The new documentary film "Como se forma una Rumba"® (How to create a Rumba) written, produced and directed by Iván Acosta is ready to go. On January 26th, 2001 at 7:30 p.m. A.S.C.A.P.

Costs and CPM trends from 1965-1998 for network, spot television, magazines, and (until 1997) newspapers. Also includes newspaper circulation trends.

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As digital television opens new frontiers, competition between telecommunications giants and the TV industry is rapidly increasing. Ovum, the independent analyst and consulting company, predicts digital television connections will grow from 62 million in 2001 to 350 million in 2006.

During the holiday season, the Internet was used by more Americans to celebrate and socialize than it was to make purchases.

Includes the top 15 ad categories for local and national spot; also the top 25 spot TV advertisers.

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