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Vid-Biz: SAG, Veoh, VideoMap

Actors Guild Preps for Negotiations; new media expected to play a big role as formal talks with the studios set to begin sometime after March 31. (The Wall Street Journal)

Veoh to Raise Another $40 Million?; Silicon Alley Insiders hears the video company is trying to raise the additional funding at a proposed valuation of $150 million. (Silicon Alley Insider)

YourTrumanShow Releases VideoMap Application; tool provides a graphical video map across Facebook and YouTube so users can see who is linking to whom and what they are watching. (emailed release)

Liberty Mutual to Create Web-Based Movie Ads; insurance company’s online video efforts will focus on its “Do the right thing” theme. (MediaPost)

MTV and MetaCafe Kick Off “Virtual Dance Off;” machinima contest lets users choreograph avatars to music. (TVWeek)

Comcast Charges to Not Send You Junk Mail; cable company slaps a $1.99 fee if you request to receive anything other than your bill in the mail. (Consumerist)