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MSNBC Airing 15-Second Daily News Video One bite-sized story, aimed at younger audiences

Now you have no excuse to not have time for the news. MSNBC announced it will be airing 15-second pieces produced by NowThis News as part of a series called…

April 14, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT

Reincarnation Isn't Kind to Trump, Zuckerberg and Gates in Luxury Magazine Ads Enjoy your money now

Donald Trump, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg get reincarnated as an owl, a llama and a sheep, respectively, in AlmapBBDO's unusual campaign for Top Magazine, a luxury fashion and lifestyle…

April 11, 2014, 8:12 AM EDT

Oops? Rolling Stone Has John Hancock Sign the Constitution on Julia Louis-Dreyfus Cover But a source claims it was intentional

If you've seen Rolling Stone's latest cover featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus of Veep fame, your initial thoughts were probably along the lines of "Elaine from Seinfeld is naked!" or perhaps "JLD…

April 9, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT

HitFix Launches Multiplatform Video Making original comedy in addition to usual staple of entertainment news

After dabbling in video pieces over the last few years, entertainment news site HitFix announced today the full launch of HitFix Video. “Basically, for us, video is the way, the hook,…

March 27, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT

Alt-Weekly Mocks Its Own Buyout With a Cover That Looks Just Like Its New Owner Self-satire from City Paper

When you're an alt-weekly known for skewering the establishment, how do you tackle the fact that you've been bought out by the establishment? Baltimore City Paper takes a commendably self-effacing approach…

February 26, 2014, 8:09 AM EST

Sports Illustrated Brings You Kate Upton in Zero Gravity Photo shoot is out of this world

We all know the purpose of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is to create spank-bankable material in a format convenient for reading on the toilet. But the baseness of its…

February 19, 2014, 2:38 PM EST

Can Ad Agencies Teach Women to Love Their Bodies? Marie Claire commissions print ads from six shops

Female empowerment was a major advertising theme in 2013, particularly in the area of self-esteem—led by Dove's "Real Beauty Sketches." But freed of client constraints, can ad agencies alone get…

January 9, 2014, 5:29 AM EST

Brides To Launch YouTube Competition Series Couples will vie for crowdsourced wedding

Condé Nast’s Brides is jumping on the digital video trend for its Brides Live Wedding, where readers can plan a couple’s wedding via social media by voting on everything from…

December 6, 2013, 3:11 PM EST

Ad Blogger Copyranter Goes Out With a Bang After Getting Fired From BuzzFeed Mark Duffy's last listicle

BuzzFeed, the curator of all things viral on the www, fired Mark "Copyranter" Duffy last month after employing him for a year and a half. And he did not go…

November 26, 2013, 10:10 AM EST

Create Your Own Overly Emotional, Click-Baiting Headline With the Upworthy Generator Parody site captures all the cliches

You've undoubtedly seen them: the saccharine-slathered headlines of Upworthy.com, promising you'll "never see the world the same again" after watching some YouTube video about bullied kids or racism or whatever.…

November 20, 2013, 10:12 AM EST

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