The Press



Eva Chen Departs Lucky, Brand Reportedly Going All-Digital

Title spun off from Condé Nast last summer

Almost two years after being handpicked by Anna Wintour to revive ailing Condé Nast brand Lucky, editor in chief Eva Chen is leaving the magazine. The famously social-media-savvy editor chose Instagram…

As Others Pitch Their Original Content, YouTube Sells Its Massive Millennial Reach

Google says visits are up 40% and ads are twice as effective

As most of tech's top media companies pitch their big new content ideas this week, YouTube decided to go another route: selling advertisers on its young and passionate audience. The Google-owned…

Refinery29 Expands on Women's Lifestyle Coverage to Include Hard News

Beyond fashion and beauty, a sort of 'Vice for women'

Refinery 29 has made a name for itself as a place for millennial women to learn more about fashion and beauty. Now, the media company is expanding its reach to…

ABC News Catches NBC News in Ratings and Revenue, but Innovation Poses Challenges

Americans are accessing more online news on mobile devices

They call it the "mobile majority"—and it's changing the way Americans access media. According to a report released this morning by the Pew Research Center, 39 of the top 50 digital…

AOL Unveils Massive Slate of New Programming and Partnership With NBCU

CEO expects 'the single largest change in media' this year

For those who thought AOL might be shifting away from big content plays and heading into pure ad tech, the media company proved this week it still has plenty in…

Condé Nast Entertainment Touts Its Millennial-Friendly Programming at NewFronts

Going after a younger audience

If Condé Nast Entertainment's first two NewFronts presentations were all about reinforcing the upscale quality of its content, the company's third go-round, which took place this afternoon in New York,…

Maker Studios Wants to Make a Little Something for Everyone

Disney-owned multi-channel network asks, 'Who are you?'

Last year, Maker Studios asked attendees at its Digital Content NewFronts presentation to learn what "I am Maker" means. In 2015, it's turning the tables and asking brands, agencies and…

Why BuzzFeed Is So Good at Finding Millennials Online

NewFronts presentation is data-driven, not star-studded

Instead of rolling out celebrities or playing up new series at its NewFronts presentation Monday, BuzzFeed highlighted what it does best—finding millennials online. CEO Jonah Peretti explained that the publication…

Defy Media Skewers NewFronts In the Most Loving Way Possible

Gives it the Honest Trailers treatment

Defy Media's Honest Trailers, which skewers new movies, is turning its brutally frank eye toward the Digital Content NewFronts, where, over the next two weeks, more than 30 media companies…

Vice Returns to Its Action Sports Roots

In Off Day series, athletes explore the stories behind extreme activities

Vice Sports is returning to its extreme sports roots with the appropriately-titled new section Action. "The Action section within Vice Sports encompasses everything we've traditionally done: climbing, surf, snow, cycling, really…