Vid-Biz: Acquisitions, Mochila, MySpace

SpotRunner and Make Acquisitions; SpotRunner buys Weblistic, an online marketing services firm for local businesses; reportedly absorbs business media blog “Wall Street Fighter.” (SpotRunner: emailed release; paidContent)

Mochila and Broadcast Interactive Team Up to Distribute Content; pact will deliver text, photo and video content to TV and radio station web sites in 120 markets. (release)

MySpace and MTV Partner for UK TV Show; MySpace Chart lets the members of the social network vote for for music videos to be showcased during the program. (CNET

News and Sports Editors Cry Foul Over New MLB Rules; group of journalists set to meet with baseball brass over new restrictions from the league on issues like amount of web video allowed on a site. (Editor and Publisher)

The CW to Lay Off 25 to 30 People; network to restructure operations in the wake of poor fall ratings and the writers’ strike. (Broadcasting & Cable)

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