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'WSJ Social' Launch Leaves Some Underwhelmed Enthusiasm lacking at party in honor of new product

Earlier this year, Facebook invited news outlets to create “Facebook editions,” applications that would put content from that outlet, be it CNN, The New York Times, or The Washington Post…

September 20, 2011, 12:43 PM EDT

An Interview With Jack Shafer Slate columnist talks about being laid off, and his future

Slate media critic and Press Box columnist Jack Shafer lost his job on Wednesday. He was, along with three others, part of a round of layoffs at the online news…

August 25, 2011, 6:29 AM EDT

Slate Lays Off Jack Shafer, 3 Others Editor David Plotz confirms 'reductions'

Slate, the online news magazine owned by the Washington Post Company, has laid off four employees, including editor-at-large Jack Shafer, Adweek has learned.  “We have made some editorial changes, including a…

August 24, 2011, 6:36 PM EDT

Huffington Post Relaunches Fashion Site Original ‘Style’ editor Anya Strzemien returns to run vertical

Not a business day goes by that the Huffington Post doesn’t seem to be launching a new vertical—for parents, environmentalists, Latinos, the recently married or the recently divorced. Yesterday saw…

August 18, 2011, 10:44 AM EDT

Design Community Up in Arms Over Huffington Post Logo Contest Site asked designers to come up with new icon for free

The Huffington Post, which has been antagonizing writers and news outlets for years with its practice of not paying blog contributors and its aggressive aggregation strategy, can add another community…

August 15, 2011, 3:21 PM EDT

The Curious Case of the HuffPo Ghost Marion Nestle's memory lapse and disappearing byline

Last Friday, the Huffington Post ran an opinion piece by Geoffrey Canada, the president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and Marion Nestle, a food studies and sociology professor at…

July 19, 2011, 8:59 AM EDT

Is Huffington Post Throwing Its Writers Under the Bus? Editor Peter Goodman discusses decision to suspend Amy Lee

The Huffington Post is no stranger to criticism about its aggregation practices. But when Advertising Age's Simon Dumenco called out the website over a story that borrowed heavily from a…

July 11, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT

Arianna Huffington Talks to 'Adweek' Swinging doors at the Majestic Barrière

This video is a preview of Adweek's interview with Arianna Huffington at Cannes Lions. More footage will be available soon.        Shortly after their presentation on Monday afternoon at the Cannes…

June 21, 2011, 6:34 AM EDT

Village in India Renames Itself And it's not a cheap stunt

A village in India has decided to rename itself—and, amazingly, it’s not a marketing stunt., an online coupon company that’s more popular than Groupon in India, had adopted the…

June 17, 2011, 11:08 AM EDT

Gawker Hires New Head of Sales From Condé Nast Andrew Gorenstein will start in mid-July

Gawker Media has hired Andrew Gorenstein, currently senior executive director of digital sales at Condé Nast, as its new chief advertising officer, according to an internal Gawker email. Gorenstein has been…

June 10, 2011, 6:04 PM EDT