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Here's the Most Fascinating Slide From BuzzFeed's 2008 Pitch to Investors

Back in 2008, BuzzFeed was a two-person editorial operation with 750,000 monthly visitors, but it already knew exactly where it was headed. It was, at the time, just a sliver of…

David Carr, Brian Williams and the Question of Forgiveness

Redemption often depends on whether your sins were personal or professional

What are we willing to forgive? In the case of David Carr, some truly horrible things. In fact, you could argue that by the time of his abrupt passing this week,…

David Carr, NYT Media Columnist, Dies at 58

Chronicled both his industry and his struggles with addiction

One of the media industry's most high-profile and insightful figures, David Carr of The New York Times died tonight at 58 after collapsing in the newsroom.  "He was the finest media…

Eric Garner and Michael Brown Join MLK as Civil Rights Martyrs on New Yorker's Cover

'Dream of Reconciliation' also includes slain officer Wenjian Liu

Over the past year, race relations in America have been more volatile than at almost any time since the 1960s, a fact The New Yorker's cover next week will highlight…

9 Popular Sites Become Core of New Adweek Blog Network

Previous parent Mediabistro refocuses on recruitment and professional development

A diverse collection of industry blogs previously owned by Mediabistro today has been integrated into Adweek.com as the new Adweek Blog Network. Purchased by Adweek's parent company in 2014, the sites…

The New York Times Accidentally Invented a New Country, and the Internet's in Love

Sometimes a mistake is so embarrassing, it cycles all the away around the shame circle and becomes kind of awesome. Today's case in point: Kyrzbekistan, a country accidentally invented by a…

Stuart Elliott Takes Buyout as NYT Continues to Lose Top Media and Advertising Reporters

Iconic ad columnist joins outgoing TV, press writers

The giant sucking sound you might be hearing from Manhattan this week is probably the vacuum of media and marketing insight being created by New York Times buyouts. Stuart Elliott, the…

U.S. Newspapers Make $40 Billion Less From Ads Today Than in 2000

'The economic devastation would be difficult to exaggerate'

Here's a sobering statistic: From 2000 to 2013, annual U.S. newspaper ad revenue dropped from $63.5 billion to $23 billion.  That 64 percent plummet, noted by The Atlantic, was just one…

Ben Bradlee, America's Most Iconic Newspaper Editor, Dies at 93

Oversaw The Washington Post's Watergate coverage

He became the face, voice and spirit of tough-talking, detail-obsessed newspaper editors when his team's coverage took down a president, and Ben Bradlee's legacy is sure to live on among…

Infographic: What Motivates and Agitates Mom Bloggers

How (and how much) do they get paid?

For marketers, blogging moms have long been a mysterious and massively influential group that can seem difficult to decode. The reason is relatively simple: No two bloggers are alike. Each…

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