Topic: online

Forecast: Online Political Ad Spend Still Tiny

Only 1.5% of total spending, but a spike from 2008 election

Many of the headlines this year have referenced politicians embracing digital media to court voters and donors, but the ad dollars spent online are predicted to be comparably low. Online…

Sugar Inc. to Buy Circle of Moms Social Network

PopSugar owner also considering IPO

Online media and commerce company Sugar Inc. has agreed to buy Circle of Moms, a social network of 6 million mothers. Sugar Inc., which operates entertainment news blog PopSugar, declined to…

Data Points: Big Screen

Even as more Americans download and watch movies online, the theater experience is more popular than ever

Infographic: Carlos Monteiro

Turner, CBS Say College Hoops Fans Must Pay—Somehow

Wanted: proof of cable subscription, or $3.99

RIP, MMOD. Turner Sports and CBS Sports, which last year became partners in broadcasting the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, have shaken up the way they deliver the tournament’s 67 games via…

Publishers Form NewsRight to License Content Online

Former ABC News president Westin named CEO

There’s no question that readers' appetite for news is more voracious than ever. But as news consumption migrates online, newspapers and other major news organizations are facing huge financial challenges…

Engadget Alumni Launch The Verge

New tech site from SB Nation

Former Engadget editor Josh Topolsky has unveiled The Verge, a new site dedicated to tech. The site launched early on Nov. 1. Topolsky says the new site will not just be…

'Post' Launches New Effort to Reach the Non-Tweeting Masses

87% of readers don't use social network

Back in August, Twitter launched “Fast Follow,” a feature that uses SMS to allow people to follow Twitter accounts even if they haven't signed up for the social networking service.…

Bloomberg, 'Post' Tap Social Media Companies for GOP Debate

Co-sponsors using LinkedIn, Quora, and Instagram

Technology has been playing a large role in the presidential primary debates this year. Google and YouTube have each cosponsored a GOP debate, drawing on data and video contributions to…

British Invasion: 'Guardian' to Join Gawker, 'Daily Mail' in Soho

U.K. paper’s U.S. operation will move to 536 Broadway

A month after Guardian News & Media launched the homepage for its expanded U.S. operation,, the stateside digital team is already planning on relocating, going from Manhattan’s fashion district…

Huffington Post to Launch Detroit and Miami Sites

Local efforts could renew concerns about Patch

The Huffington Post will launch two new city pages in November, Adweek has learned: HuffPost Detroit and HuffPost Miami. HuffPo has been launching a lot of new topic pages lately, enough so…