A blog started by New York's striking transit workers to coordinate strike efforts was discovered by stranded commuters and was transformed briefly into a conduit for anger against striking workers -- at least until the blog operators disabled the comments function.
FCC Chairman Kevin J. Martin, a Republican, has proven to be an adept negotiator able to get Democrat commissioner support for his ambitious agenda. In this interview, Martin talks about what he thinks he can accomplish in 2006.
Web portal and search engine Ask Jeeves, which was purchased by Barry Diller's IAC in February, reportedly is in talks with several agencies about taking over creative chores on its ad account. The incumbent is Omnicom Group's TBWA\Chiat\Day, and it remains unclear whether the agency plans to defend the business.