The Press

End of the Click-through? New Facebook Tool Lets Publishers Post Stories Directly to the News Feed

New York Times, BuzzFeed and NatGeo among first to test 'Instant Articles'

Mobile Facebook users may soon spend less time navigating directly to a publisher's website to check out an interesting article. Instead, they'll find some of that content posted directly to…

How The New York Times' Nail Salon Exposé Became 'the Rare Viral Investigative Story'

Project's editor explains its early release and energizing impact on the staff

Regardless of whether you've ever found yourself in a manicurist's chair, there's a good chance that you've heard about The New York Times' recent investigation into the abysmal working conditions…

Will Huffington Post Spin Off From AOL Rather Than Go Under Verizon?

UPDATE: AOL says HuffPo, TechCrunch and Engadget will stick around

This morning, Verizon seemed to be on the verge of taking ownership of one of the Internet's flagship news sites, The Huffington Post. But now doubts are swirling around whether…

Snapchat Debuts Video Ads for 2 Cents a View

Publishers like Daily Mail are standing by to make your content

Snapchat wants companies to know its not just for millennials: Advertisers can find a home there as well. At the Daily Mail/Elite Daily Digital Content NewFronts presentation Thursday, the platform…

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…

Defy Media Shows Off Its Small Yet Mighty Presence

Digital production house says its videos snag 500 million monthly views

Online production house Defy Media might not have as many creators on its roster as multi-channel networks do, but it wants advertisers to know it has just as much reach and resonance…

Refinery29’s Chic Office Was Designed From the Concrete Up

How the style site transformed this industrial abyss

Refinery29, the lifestyle and fashion site launched in 2005 by a group of New Yorkers, initially focused on what's hot and unique in the city. Soon, though, the site became…

At NewFront, NatGeo Goes Wild for Visual Storytelling

Brand's Instagram account has more than 17 million followers

National Geographic CEO Gary Knell gets a big smile on his face when he tells people Nat Geo is in the same category as Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, LeBron James and…

Vice Remains Coyly Mum on 'New Channel This Fall'

Teases upcoming programming, from food to LGBT issues

One of the worst-kept secrets this Upfront and Digital Content NewFronts season is that Vice is expected to ink a deal with A+E Networks to get its own channel. While…

BuzzFeed's Baltimore Report Gets a Correction

An update over 'dishonest interviews'

BuzzFeed has added an editor's note to a story posted Wednesday night to reflect doubts about the story's sources. "The people interviewed in this story have since claimed online they…

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