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Topic: The New York Times

Here's to Getting Past the Internet's Ugly Teen Years

Despite boundless promise, there's a lot of growing up to do

There's a photo of me from my high school prom from 1994. I'm wearing the traditional tux, paired with bug-eyed Bono-style sunglasses, muttonchops and a bushy goatee. And if you…

The 2016 Digital Content NewFronts Were Defined by Partnerships

It takes a village to create quality cross-platform content

In digital video, it's not every company for itself—it's a team effort. And that's a good thing. Anna BagerKevin Scanlon for Adweek It can take a village to help advertisers connect with…

The Detour's Jason Jones Says Detoxing From Fox News 'Was Great for My Soul'

Daily Show alum talks media obsessions

Specs Age 42 Claim to fame Star and creator of The Detour on TBS (premieres April 11); former Daily Show correspondent Base New York Twitter @jonesinforjason Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the…

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

4A's panel encourages marketers to take risks with media

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…

Nightly Show Host Larry Wilmore on the Difference Between Trolling and Lurking

Plus, how he feels about satirizing this election season

Specs Age 54 Claim to fame Host of Comedy Central's The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore (Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 p.m.) Base New York Twitter @LarryWilmore Adweek: What's the first information you consume in the morning? Larry…

Heading Into Season 2, Has Serial Sold Advertisers on Podcasting?

Brands finally tune in to 10-year-old medium

Serial, a spinoff of the popular This American Life podcast, debuted in October 2014 to little fanfare but would go on to become the digital medium's first monster hit. Listeners…

Hot List: The 24 Digital Brands, Startups and Games That Defined 2015

Your picks and ours, from Snapchat to Apple Watch

Technology historians will remember 2015 as the year when we first talked about robots and drones without a sense of irony. And they’ll note it was the year when the…

How Bloomingdale’s Plain Paper Shopping Bags Became So Incredibly Iconic

They're big, brown and all over town

The name Marvin S. Traub probably doesn't ring a bell for most people. But it was the far-seeing Traub who, in the postwar era, "transformed Bloomingdale's from a stodgy Upper…

Don’t Let Scandal’s Joshua Malina Get His Hands on Your Phone

The actor talks pranks and sparring on Twitter

Specs Claim to fame Plays attorney general David Rosen on Scandal; previously also mixed TV and politics as Will Bailey on The West Wing. Base Los Angeles Twitter @joshmalina What's the first thing you…

How Can Marketers Be Certain Their Mobile Ads Are Actually Getting Seen?

The viewability debate shifts to smartphones

Having addressed marketers' concerns about desktop viewability (ads that are actually seen by consumers) in 2014, the Media Rating Council is now in the hot seat to provide guidance on…

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