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Medium Sits Down With Jason Segel on Its First Web Video Series Show could expand ad opportunities

Most people see Medium as a place ruled by the written word, but the blog platform doesn't want to be limited to plain text. It recently launched Foreword, its first…

January 14, 2015, 7:44 PM EST

Hearst to Introduce Company-Wide Editorial Awards Inaugural ceremony will be held in April

For the past several years, Hearst has handed out its annual Tower Awards to the magazines boasting the strongest business performance. This coming spring, the publisher will also start honoring…

January 14, 2015, 5:22 PM EST

Leo Burnett Designed This Shocking Cover of Cosmopolitan to Protest 'Honor Killings' Shows a woman suffocating in plastic

In 2004, a 17-year-old British-Pakistani woman named Shafilea Ahmed was suffocated and murdered by her parents, in front of her siblings, after she refused an arranged marriage. Her death is referenced…

January 14, 2015, 12:06 PM EST

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…

January 13, 2015, 10:40 AM EST

See Which Celebrities and Moguls Showed Up at CES in Las Vegas [Photos] Electronics show attracts Ashton and Snoop

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last week attracted a diverse crowd, from suited CMOs to A-list celebs. Here's a look at some of the hottest events.

January 12, 2015, 2:35 PM EST

The Intercept Found Serial's Elusive Jay, but Can It Find a Profitable Future? [UPDATED] Investigative site looks for ways to generate revenue long-term

Last month, The Intercept scored an exclusive interview with Jay, a suspect in the murky murder case detailed in the hit podcast Serial. That was happy news for the beleaguered…

January 12, 2015, 1:14 AM EST

Reported.ly Wants to Be the First Truly Social News Service Instead of driving readers to a site, Andy Carvin flips the formula

The problem with the way journalists deliver news in social media, according to Andy Carvin, is that they're not actually delivering the news. Instead, the former NPR social media strategist says,…

January 9, 2015, 7:01 AM EST

Sports Illustrated Is Unveiling Its Swimsuit Issue in a Not-So-Sunny Location It's going to be a hot winter in Nashville

This year, Sports Illustrated is kicking off the biggest celebration yet for its annual Swimsuit Issue in a city that's not exactly synonymous with sun and sand: Nashville, Tenn. On Feb.…

January 8, 2015, 2:18 PM EST

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

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…

January 8, 2015, 10:48 AM EST

The New Republic Makes First Hires Following Staff Walkout Fills four editorial positions

Following last month's staff exodus, The New Republic has begun to fill some of its vacant editorial positions. Today, the magazine's recently appointed editor in chief, Gabriel Snyder, announced in…

January 7, 2015, 5:18 PM EST

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