The first decade of the 21st Century seems to have passed in a nano-second, yet this past year moved at a glacial pace as cracked corporate walls came tumbling down and eroding financial foundations collapsed. Ten years ago, the media and advertising businesses appeared to have a prosperous road ahead. Google and eBay were still in their terrible twos. Amazon and Craigslist were in their infancy. YouTube, Hulu, Facebook, My Space, Twitter, Skype and most of today’s hottest media growth properties did not yet exist.