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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…

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…

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.

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…

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,…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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