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Xaxis: New Mobile Ad Platform Also Combats Accidental Clicks

Swipe method seen as solution to fat fingers

Those fat-thumbed accidental clicks that routinely happen on mobile devices are a nuisance for advertisers paying for those false positives and users who just want the ads to go away. Today, Xaxis…

Can Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Revive the Music-Video Network?

Digital killed the video star

The revolution is now being televised. Years after Fuse rebranded and MTV stopped playing music videos, hip-hop and fashion mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs is looking to revive the business model. Earlier…

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick TV Finalists

Which will be the year's hottest TV shows and networks?

And now, presenting the finalists in the television category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for the top shows and networks based…

The Hot List Poll

Your time to pick the must-see shows, must-have apps and top magazines of the year

Welcome to Fragmentation Nation. As this year’s Hot List Readers' Choice Poll affirms, technological opportunity has conjoined with the wandering, twerking consumer, his iPad and six-second videos in tow, to…

Editor's Letter: Heat Seekers

Adweek's Hot List continues to evolve and expand to reflect the industry

Invariably, like the change of seasons or perhaps a migration of birds south, the calls start coming in May: “Have you started to work on the Hot List yet?” In covering…

Former Mad Men Star Jared Harris Stays Away From Social Media

Internet cocktails, however …

Specs Who Jared Harris Age 51 Accomplishments Stars as Hodge Starkweather in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, in theaters Aug. 21; played ill-fated ad exec Lane Pryce on Mad Men; appeared as…

CNN's Remodeled Digital Platform Looks Really Expensive

Site now includes live network stream

You can watch CNN on CNN.com as of this morning. It's in a little window in a corner of the site, running live from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and…

Study: Press Is a Great Political Watchdog but Lousy Reporter

News outlets get bad grades for inaccuracy, bias

The public gives the press high marks for its role as a watchdog, but that's about where the good report card ends. When it comes to accuracy, fairness and independence,…

Al Jazeera America Finds a Leader in ABC News Vet

Kate O’Brian joins well-funded startup channel

With a little less than a month to go before its launch, Al Jazeera America has selected ABC News veteran Kate O’Brian to serve as its president. In her new role,…

Nate Silver Dumps New York Times for ESPN

FiveThirtyEight wunderkind joins forces with sports giant

The New York Times has let statistics wunderkind Nate Silver slip from its grasp, much to the delight of ESPN and ABC News. Silver, the political number cruncher who predicted the…

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