The impact of blogs on online media companies

Jeff Jarvis provides an outstanding overview of the impact of "citizens journalism" on established media companies. His key points for Internet investors:

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January 20, 2005 in Sub-sector: Content, ticker: CNET, ticker: IVIL, ticker: TSCM, ticker: YHOO | Comments (0)

iVillage raises numbers for '05

iVillage raised its estimates for 2005. In its press release announcing the Healthology acquisition, iVillage also stated that it now expects fiscal year 2005 revenues of $86.0 million to $87.0 million, versus the consensus estimate of $76.8 million. iVillage also now expects EBITDA between $16.0 million and $17.0 million, and net income between $11.0 million and $11.5 million.

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January 10, 2005 in ticker: IVIL | Comments (0)

iVillage acquires Healthology

iVillage announced that it has acquired Healthology for $17.2 million. Here's the description of Healthology from the press release:

Located at http://www.healthology.com, Healthology produces one of the largest libraries of original, streaming video health programs and physician-authored articles on the Internet via a network of Web sites. Currently, the library consists of over 1,200 streaming videos and over 2,000 articles and transcripts on health-related topics primarily in the Women's Health, Healthy Aging, General Health and Men's Health categories. Healthology is also a leading syndicator of health content on the Web, actively distributing its content to over 4,500 Web sites, including leading news media organizations, online consumer portals, health foundations and medical associations.

January 10, 2005 in ticker: IVIL | Comments (0)

Business Week says invest in Internet advertising stocks

Business Week's Where to Invest in 2005 issue recommends companies that will benefit from a surge in Internet advertising next year.

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December 20, 2004 in Themes, ticker: AQNT, ticker: CNET, ticker: DCLK, ticker: INSP, ticker: IVIL, ticker: TSCM, ticker: VCLK | Comments (0)