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This Stunning Ad Shows Why We Need War Reporters Now More Than Ever

Without them, it's all pageantry

If politicians alone controlled the flow of information to the public, war would be tantamount to entertainment, argues a gripping new PSA. A new 80-second video from Paris agency BETC for…

Ebony's Cracked Huxtables Cover Ignites a Mix of Praise and Outcry

Magazine examines Cosby allegations' impact on show's legacy

It's a testament to the power of Ebony's latest cover, posted yesterday, that its design has simultaneously sparked fierce outrage and wild applause. The magazine's November issue highlights black families,…

USA Today Used Facebook's New Emojis on Its Front-Page Stories, and It's Awkward

Update: Editor says goal was to show how communication is evolving

Facebook's new emoji-esque "Reactions" haven't launched stateside yet, but USA Today decided to give them an early test run—on its own front page. The results are ... rather awkward.  A sad face…

Time Turned the Year's Hottest Tech Into the Year's Dumbest Cover, and Parody Is Rampant

Poor Palmer Luckey

OculusVR founder Palmer Luckey is one of the tech industry's brightest rising stars—a fact Time tried but ridiculously failed to capture on its newest cover. As you can see above, Luckey…

Amy Schumer Narrates the Extremely Awkward Experience of Her Glamour Cover Shoot

Not her most enjoyable day

Glamour is getting good at video content tied to its cover models and other interviewees. A couple of months ago, we got Anna Kendrick's take on Reddit's Shower Thoughts. And…

Rolling Stone Wants the Whole World to Think, and Dress, Just Like Steve Jobs

'Question everything,' says new ad

In this amusing 90-second spot for Rolling Stone, men and women of all sorts dress up like Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs. They don wire-rim specs, black turtlenecks and blue…

This Foot-Care Brand Made the First Magazine You Read With Your Feet

Put your toes to work

What better way to sell foot-care products than with an entire magazine for and about feet? Hansaplast, a Beiersdorf-owned band-aid brand, is launching a line of creams, deodorant and antiperspirant called…

Daily Mail Used a Steak House's Photo to Illustrate a (Probably Fake) Story on Cannibalism

That's chateaubriand, not long pork

Sure, it can be hard to find a good photo to illustrate an article about cannibalism, but that's really no excuse for trying to pass off a restaurant's steak as…

Anna Kendrick Will Gently Blow Your Mind With Her Take on Reddit's 'Shower Thoughts'

Glamour gets goofy

Glamour magazine isn't known for it's Internet-savvy marketing. But when you put Anna Kendrick on the cover, you have to do something special to celebrate the occasion. So, they had the…

Here's the Most Fascinating Slide From BuzzFeed's 2008 Pitch to Investors

An accurate prediction for the site and the media landscape

Back in 2008, BuzzFeed was a two-person editorial operation with 750,000 monthly visitors, but it already knew exactly where it was headed. It was, at the time, just a sliver of…

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