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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

From Humor to Heartbreak, BuzzFeed Thrives by Stirring Emotions New publisher Dao Nguyen on balancing laughs with hard news

  Photo: Alfred Maskeroni Specs Who Dao Nguyen New gig Publisher, BuzzFeed Old gig Vp of growth and data, BuzzFeed Age 41 Twitter @daozers What do you do as publisher? Publishing is literally the act of making information available…

January 5, 2015, 5:33 PM EST

Sporting News Revamps Mobile Ads as Its Audience Shifts to Handhelds Microsoft purchases the first run of cross-device takeover promos

In order to meet the growing business-side demand for mobile advertising, Sporting News Media is revamping its offerings to allow for a cross-platform experience. The publisher's homepage takeovers—heretofore only seen on…

January 5, 2015, 5:18 PM EST

Adweek.com's Top 10 Press Stories of 2014 The Hot List, Kim Kardashian and great magazine covers past and present

Here are the 10 most-read press stories published on Adweek.com in 2014:

December 31, 2014, 7:38 AM EST

People Magazine Editor Jess Cagle Dishes on the Brand's First Live Awards Show The ceremony airs tonight on NBC

People magazine isn't just covering awards season from the sidelines this year. For the first time, the brand is hosting its own live awards ceremony, The People Magazine Awards, which…

December 18, 2014, 3:49 PM EST

20 Creepy, Quirky and Funny Sponsored Gifs That Blew Up Tumblr in 2014 Marketers' top entertainment posts, ranked

It's the end of the year, and Tumblr is recapping its top branded entertainment posts of 2014. With the average desktop user spending 14 minutes per visit in October, according…

December 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

'Wild' Author Cheryl Strayed Confesses to Her Social Media Addiction Twitter and Facebook function as water cooler for writers

Specs Who Age 46 Claim to fame Author of Wild (the film adaptation, starring Reese Witherspoon, is currently in theaters) Base Portland, Ore. Twitter @CherylStrayed What’s the first information you consume in the morning?  You mean after…

December 17, 2014, 12:09 AM EST

These Were Tumblr's Top 20 Sponsored Posts of 2014 AT&T scored top engagement, with Axe and Adidas close behind

Since Tumblr first introduced in-stream sponsored posts in Spring 2013, more than 300 paid advertisers have gotten on board. The brand publishers contribute to an ecosystem of content creators and…

December 16, 2014, 7:01 AM EST

The Best (and Worst) Celebrity Weekly Covers of 2014 Who sold and who bombed at the newsstand

From Will and Kate to the Kardashians, celebrity weekly covers in 2014 were dominated by familiar faces—but not all of them were newsstand gold. Proving that tragedy still sells, the suicide…

December 15, 2014, 5:03 PM EST

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