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Design Community Up in Arms Over Huffington Post Logo Contest Site asked designers to come up with new icon for free

The Huffington Post, which has been antagonizing writers and news outlets for years with its practice of not paying blog contributors and its aggressive aggregation strategy, can add another community…

August 15, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT

DNAinfo Goes Block by Block News site churns neighborhood coverage—but can they sell enough hyperlocal ads against it?

They say there are eight million stories in New York City. But DNAinfo.com, a hyperlocal, hyperactive Manhattan news site rumored to be considering a bid for the New York Daily…

July 25, 2011, 6:33 AM EDT

David Leonhardt Named 'NYT' Washington Bureau Chief Appointment signals renewed emphasis on economic coverage

New York Times’ “Economic Scene” columnist David Leonhardt was named as the paper’s next Washington bureau chief on Friday. Leonhardt, 38, has been with the Times since 1999, and since 2005…

July 22, 2011, 12:03 PM EDT

Murdoch's 'New York Post' Makes Boss a Nonstory Paper buries foam-filled hearing on page 35

The New York Post has been shying away from the hacking scandal in which its parent company, News Corp., has been embroiled lately. So it's not really a surprise that the paper…

July 20, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT

The Man Who Attacked Rupert Murdoch Who is 'Jonnie Marbles'?

The man who attacked Rupert Murdoch during Tuesday’s hearing is Jonathan May-Bowles, a self-described "writer, comedian, activist and blogger" and one of the founders of the anti-tax cut activist group…

July 19, 2011, 12:30 PM EDT

The Curious Case of the HuffPo Ghost Marion Nestle's memory lapse and disappearing byline

Last Friday, the Huffington Post ran an opinion piece by Geoffrey Canada, the president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and Marion Nestle, a food studies and sociology professor at…

July 19, 2011, 8:59 AM EDT

The Ben Bradlee of Phone Hacking 'Guardian' editor Alan Rusbridger wouldn't let investigation die

Rupert Murdoch has met his match. For years now, the News Corp. head has seemed bulletproof, or at least Teflon-coated; scandal has seemingly slid right off him. But suddenly the ongoing…

July 14, 2011, 8:42 AM EDT

Is Huffington Post Throwing Its Writers Under the Bus? Editor Peter Goodman discusses decision to suspend Amy Lee

The Huffington Post is no stranger to criticism about its aggregation practices. But when Advertising Age's Simon Dumenco called out the website over a story that borrowed heavily from a…

July 11, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT

Forensic Art Expert Sues 'New Yorker' Author Wants $2 million for defamation over David Grann piece

Forensic art expert Peter Paul Biro brought a $2 million defamation suit Wednesday against The New Yorker staff writer David Grann and Advance Magazine Publishers (owners of Condé Nast, which…

June 30, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

The Can’t-Miss at Cannes These are the panels everyone will be talking about

Creative leaders and communications experts from around the globe will gather on the French Riviera beginning June 19 for the 58th annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the most…

June 15, 2011, 7:06 AM EDT

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