Sami Main

Sami Main

Sami Main is a staff writer for Adweek.
Sami Main is a staff writer for Adweek, where she specializes in covering the digital publishing industry, emerging influencers, video networks and brand partnerships.

How Martha Stewart Conquered Facebook Live, One Viral Cooking Video at a Time

"Martha!" gasped 9-year-old Madeline Zakarian in awe, as Martha Stewart walked into one of the test kitchens in one of her many headquarters, located along the Hudson River in Manhattan. Everyone else sitting in the kitchen-slash-studio agreed with that sentiment. Seeing Martha Stewart in person can have that effect.

Netflix Releases Much-Anticipated Gilmore Girls Revival Trailer

With one month until the premiere of Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, it's time to commence freaking out.Netflix released a brand new trailer today, full of unseen footage from the new series, which will air Nov. 25 with four 90-minute episodes.

Adam Ruins Everything Is About to Tackle an Already Ruinous Election

 

Why About.com Blew Itself Up and Put It All Back Together, as a Series of Specialized Sites

The internet has no doubt changed since 1997, growing larger, faster, more diversified and more treacherous.

Randi Zuckerberg Hopes to Battle Inequality in Silicon Valley With Her New Kids Show

"I've spent a decade in Silicon Valley," said Randi Zuckerberg. "Innovation is everywhere. It's supposed to be the center of forward thinking. [So] why can I count the number of women executives on one hand? Or people of color?"

Instagram’s New Tools Allow Users to Report Others Considering Self-Harm

Instagram has developed tools to help people considering self-harm, and as part of the new initiative, Seventeen magazine and Instagram are welcoming everyone with open arms with a new hashtag.

Why This Baby-Focused TV Network Expanded to More Than Just Toddler Talk

BabyFirst is growing up.Despite its name, the 10-year-old television network is geared toward a child's caretaker and not so much the child. "You can't just park a 12-month-old in front of the TV," admitted Guy Oranim, BabyFirst's CEO. 

Donald Trump’s Lack of Ad Spending Is Leaving a Hole In Local Media’s Pocket

The presidential debates provided plenty of free airtime.Gif: Dianna McDougall; Sources: CNN, Shutterstock

New YouTube Red Series Shows Off the Weird World of Rhett and Link

In a world where an evil co-ex-girlfriend, an "infomercial queen," has taken over a super popular YouTube channel in order to sell her products, only one team can stop her (because they kinda have to): Rhett and Link.

This Popular YouTuber Gets Painfully Personal in a New Book About Her Real Life

Hannah Hart's fans probably know her pretty well. After all, the YouTube star has uploaded 529 videos in the past five years. However, there have been some things she hasn't been ready to discuss with them—until now.