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Topic: Hot List

CNN Will Launch a New Media Company With YouTube Star Casey Neistat

Storytelling for a younger generation

YouTube celebrity and tech entrepreneur Casey Neistat is joining the video team at CNN, bringing along with him Beme, the mobile video app he launched last year. The news network announced…

Presenting the Hot List—the Year's Top Magazines, TV and Digital Media

Our editors and readers name the best of 2016

It was the year that Donald Trump dominated and demonized the media. That magazines built around news and analysis (New York, The New Yorker, Time) made the greatest impact, and…

Why The Washington Post's Jeff Bezos Is Adweek's Media Visionary of 2016

Amazon boss changed how we shop—and now he’s saving journalism

Few tech entrepreneurs have had the ability to imagine a future just beyond our reach, and to profoundly change how we live our lives. Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg are…

Mark Zuckerberg Is Our Digital Exec of the Year, but That's Not to Say It Was a Smooth 2016

From VR innovation to ‘fake news’ issues

At just 32 years old, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has accomplished more than most technology executives could ever dream of—founding and running the world's biggest and most powerful platform that has…

YouTube Superstar Casey Neistat Is Adweek's Hot List Digital Creator of the Year

He's got millions of fans, including brands like Nike and Samsung

When Casey Neistat isn't behind a camera sharing his daily life with an online audience the size that Bill O'Reilly or Jimmy Kimmel attracts, you might find him ripping open…

These Were the Hottest Apps, Games and Gadgets of 2016

Snapchat, Slack and Pokemon Go rule our Digital Hot List

History will remember 2016 as when digital became a constant overlay to real life, with presidential candidates trolling one another on social media before and after debates while mobile game…

How Risk-Taking Catapulted FX’s John Landgraf to TV Executive of the Year

New series Atlanta, O.J. pay off

He's spent 11 years overseeing FX, FXM and now FXX, but John Landgraf says he often feels more like a professional gambler than a TV exec. "FX doesn't make television,"…

After Transforming Late Night, Samantha Bee Prepares for Her Greatest Challenge: Covering President Trump

Adweek’s creator of the year drove TBS’ bold transformation

Samantha Bee admits that she was "terrified" as 2016 began. After all, she and husband Jason Jones had left Comedy Central's The Daily Show, where they'd worked as correspondents for…

Megyn Kelly on the Leak That Sealed Roger Ailes' Fate: 'I Was Livid'

And the one Trump she's spoken to since the election

The week of Nov. 14 has been a blur. Megyn Kelly has sat for nine TV interviews in three days before doing this one. There were appearances on Dr. Oz…

These Were the Hottest TV Shows and Networks of 2016

Power grabs, real and imagined, ruled the airwaves

Life met art in the 2016 TV Hot List. Veep, a political satire about a White House run, was declared Hottest Comedy, but was trumped by the real thing, which…

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