March 6, 2009: With the addition of audio from Greater Media, Beasley, ICBC Broadcast Holdings, Lincoln Financial, and others, Katz Online Network reports that it aggregates more than 4 million listeners a week and more than 52 million listener sessions every month.
March 6, 2009: A Maryland court has ruled that a newspaper website does not need to turn over identifying information on commenters who allegedly defamed the owner of a Dunkin Donuts, saying the plaintiff doesn't have enough evidence to show he could win a libel case.
March 6, 2009: Facebook has lined up the lawyers to go after "Spam King" Sanford Wallace, alleging that he flooded users' walls with posts spoofed to look like they came from friends. And Facebook has already gotten a restraining order to keep Wallace off its network.
March 6, 2009: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer has been mulling its future, and may be on the verge of turning into a Web-only publication, the Wall Street Journal reports.
March 6, 2009: The U.S. Copyright Office has published the details of the NAB and SoundExchange's agreement on streaming royalties. Stations that are now streaming have until April 2 to accept the terms.
March 6, 2009: Jim Kerr has joined Triton Digital Media in the newly created post of VP/Strategy.
February 25, 2009: In a survey from Epsilon and ROI Research, a remarkable 84 percent of consumers said they like getting e-mail from corporations they've agreed to get communications from. And that's true even if they don't read every message.
February 24, 2009: Towson University's noncomm WTMD/Baltimore has launched "The Baltimore Channel" on WTMD HD2 and online, with local music and artists 24/7.
February 24, 2009: Media forecaster SQAD has picked a metric for its online advertising estimates in the new WebCost app: CPM, rather than the online standard cost-per-click or cost-per-action.
February 24, 2009: CBS Radio topped the broadcast rankings among webcasters in Ando Media's Webcast Metrics measurements for January, attracting an AQH of 171,196 and cume of 3 million in the workday ratings.
February 23, 2009: Noncommercial Triple A WFPK/Louisville will add a new show on March 2: the one-hour Weekly Feed, focusing on songs that are creating buzz on blogs and the 'Net.