The Press



Can Whisper Be the Platform for Social Whistle-Blowing?

More than just a teen hangout

Specs Who Neetzan Zimmerman Age 32 New gig Editor in chief of Whisper Old gig Senior editor at Gawker What does the editor in chief of Whisper do, exactly? Right now, we’re looking at 3 billion…

Skimping on Fees and Avoiding Journalists: Are Publishers Doing Native on the Cheap?

Could be moving toward an advertorial model

From publishers to creative agencies to writer networks, many seem to be making money from native advertising. But one group that doesn’t always share equally in the booty is journalists. While…

Bravo Head of Development Lara Spotts Talks About the Year Ahead

Looking for the next big hit and new face of the network

Specs Age 42 New gig vp, development, Bravo Old gig vp, East Coast development So how’s the new job? It’s very exciting-slash-terrifying, which I think any new opportunity should be. How are things going to…

Pretty Little Liars Star Shay Mitchell Leads a Double Life

Amateur chef, lifestyle blogger and home décor aficionado

Specs Who Shay Mitchell Age 26 Accomplishments Stars as Emily Fields on ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars (Season 4 returns Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m.); blogger Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you…

Almost Half of The Huffington Post’s Traffic Comes From Overseas

Can it catch up on the revenue side?

The Huffington Post is fast becoming an international media brand. It now publishes eight editions outside the U.S. and expects to export its celebrity, news and aggregation model to Brazil,…

The 2013 Hot List Winners Have Been Announced

Editors' Picks and Readers' Choice winners in print, digital and TV

This was the year Breaking Bad, Candy Crush and BuzzFeed commanded our attention, Cosmo went from the bedroom to the boardroom, and Jimmy Fallon got a big promotion. Also, Rolling…

New York Mag Goes Biweekly

Will bulk up online with new hires, content

Underscoring the difficulties facing print media, New York magazine today confirmed speculation that it’s going biweekly. Starting with the March 3, 2014, issue, the 45-year-old magazine will publish 29 issues…

Viddiverse Is Designed to Be a YouTube/Vine for Kids

Entrepreneur looks to build parent- and brand-safe social network for tweens

"Just one more video and that’s it.” That’s a common empty threat/demand many a modern parent has made, after plying their kids with a diverting iPad or iPhone—only to end up…

Nate Silver Staffs Up at New FiveThirtyEight Blog

Site to relaunch with ESPN as partner in 2014

Since taking his talents—and FiveThirtyEight blog—from The New York Times to ESPN over the summer, Nate Silver has been busy putting together “[his] own Moneyball team” of editorial staffers in…

YouTube Is Now Much Safer for Brands

Update to comments should make engaging more comfortable

Google’s recent effort to silence trolls with a new YouTube commenting policy might actually be a boon to brands. YouTube in September began directing its users to open an account on…