Noting the presence of more than 300 online networks, the Journal rakes through the muck to extract some key nuggets:
Targeting network JellyCloud died this month (after raising $11.5 million this year).
Targeting network Adzilla also went to the big data cloud in the sky.
AdBrite has slashed 40% of its workforce in a bid to become profitable (it has raised a total of $35 million).
AOL is getting slammed in several major verticals, including autos, financial, telecommunications, travel and on ads it sells to third-party sites.
ValueClick may be in trouble: analysts have said that declines of 2% for the entire fiscal year of 2008 should be expected; in 2009, the declines may reach 7%.
Burst Media and Collective Media are actively seeking buyers.