A Nielsen Company report released on September 20, 2007 shows that advertising spending on the Internet during the first half of 2007 has grown 23.2% over the first half of 2006. A number of innovative companies are offering new solutions for Internet users to consume content and for publishers to distribute and monetize their content. In this episode, Bambi and co-host and media industry veteran Tony Perkins talk about current trends, the role of big media players and media consolidation, and they highlight some of the innovators in this sector we found on Vator.tv, including: TasteTV, KickApps, Critical Mention, Vringo, Turn, AdKrakr.com, Vidavee, Eurekster, and Buzzlogic. To see our previous Vator Reports focusing on the media, click here. Enjoy the show and see you on Vator.tv! For an archive of Vator Reports, click here.