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.

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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TVB's in-depth analysis of the impact of television advertising on political elections, including current and historical data.

Growth of total ad volume and TV ad volume compared with GDP; also revenue growth of network, spot, local, national syndication, and cable television.

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Executives at Universal Records and FB Entertainment, an affiliate of FUBU The Collection, announced that they have brokered a joint venture deal to share marketing, distribution and promotion duties for FUBU Records, a new imprint which is an entity of FB Entertainment.

A collection of year-end advertising revenues for all media, including television, newspapers, radio, magazines, direct mail, billboards, trade publications, Internet, and yellow pages.

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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.

In response to streaming media industry demand for more detailed audience size and demographic information, and for rankings of leading on-line broadcasters, MeasureCast, Inc. released its first monthly analysis of the Internet radio industry.

San Francisco-based web consulting and marketing firm Marketleap released guidelines for any company wanting to improve its web presence.

With nine new categories and 240 nominees in all (241 if you separately count Will Ferrell and Darrell Hammond as "Bush vs. Gore" on Saturday Night Live), the excitement continues to build for the third annual "TV Guide Awards," which has announced its first-round nominees.

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