Radio Silence: Streaming technology companies big winners in AFTRA online radio dispute (May 3, 2001) Loyal online listeners clicking on the “listen live” link on the web site of New York’s WABC in the past few weeks have been greeted by this notice: “We are very sorry you can’t listen to WABC right now. WABC has temporarily removed our audio stream.” The news-talk giant, which regularly […]

Getting Rich on the Downturn: Ad industry woes giving rich media a shot-in-the-arm (April 25, 2001) When Merrill Lynch’s advertising gurus recently decided they wanted to run a flight of rich media ads on financial web site beginning later that same day, it was left to solutions provider Point Roll to cut through the technical red tape. Within two hours,’s technicians had fielded, tested and […]