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Shane Smith Tells Agencies to ‘Stop Being So Afraid’ to Work With Vice

Shane Smith, founder and CEO of Vice and Cannes Lions "Media Person of the Year," knows a thing or two about dealing with a world of disruption and breaking the status quo.

The New York Times Might Ban Visitors Who Use Ad Blockers

New York Times CEO Mark Thompson did not mince words Tuesday when talking about ad blocking, which has been causing more than a few headaches for publishers.

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Native Seen as ‘Salvation’ for Ad Woes

Native advertising may be old advertorials in new cloth, but formats like it are necessary to publishers’ survival, media CEOs said at an Advertising Week panel today.

The New York Times Names New Ad Chief

Back in March, The New York Times Co. announced a new structure, recognizing a need to speed up its operations and boost its digital operations amid a slump for print newspapers.

The New York Times Planning Lower-Priced Digital Subs

In this morning’s first quarter earnings call, which had revenues down 2 percent, The New York Times Co.