BRIEFCASE RADIO, TV ACTORS RATIFY 3-YEAR PACT.Byline: - Staff and Wire Services
As expected, members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Radio Artists overwhelmingly approved a three-year television and radio contract, the unions announced Tuesday.
Of the 34,415 members who voted, 94 percent were in favor of the agreement that was hammered out last month and will become effective Thursday.
The AFTRA AFTRA American Federation of Television & Radio Artists and SAG agreement is with the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Union Relations of the Association of National Advertisers The Association of National Advertisers is a representative body for the marketing community in the United States of America. ANA’s membership includes 400 companies with 9,000 brands that collectively spend over one hundred billion dollars in marketing communications and and the American Association of Advertising Agencies The American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA) is an American advertising trade association.
Founded in 1917, their website states that AAAA membership "produces approximately 80 percent of the total advertising volume placed by agencies nationwide. .
Youbet.com Inc. wins with racing
WOODLAND HILLS - Youbet.com Inc. has announced gains for the third quarter - the sixth consecutive quarter in which the company has produced net revenue growth in its online horse race wagering business.
In the Tuesday announcement, Youbet also reported a substantial increase in operating capacity during the third quarter.
The gross handle increased by 57 percent to $72.5 million, compared with $46.3 million in the comparable period in 2002.
Homer and family ringing up Europe
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THQ Theater Headquarters Inc. and Vodafone announced an agreement Tuesday to distribute ``The Simpsons'' branded content via cell phone throughout Europe, Australia and New Zealand New Zealand (zē`lənd), island country (2005 est. pop. 4,035,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia. The capital is Wellington; the largest city and leading port is Auckland. .
The content will include ring tones, animated picture messages, wallpapers and screen savers.