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Asbury Park Press
Prep school student president mocks classmates, resigns
Maya Peterson resigned from her position as the first black, female student body president of The Lawrenceville School in March after posting an Instagram photo mocking a portion of her white, male classmates - but the conversation about race and prestige at elite college preparatory schools continues.
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Glenn Greenwald returns, Daily Mail removes Clooney story
U.S. officials warned Muslims about Greenwald story : Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain reported in a piece published early Wednesday that the FBI and NSA have "covertly monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-Americans."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Washington Post
Online, goats are the new cats. No kidding
At the Thought-Leadinga Aspen Ideas Festival last week, Jon Steinberg - CEO of the Daily Mail in North America, former president of Buzzfeed, and all-around cat-friendly guy - positively implored his audience to stop treating cats as some kind of Internet mascot.
How New York media outlets adapted after Hurricane Sandy
Reporters are told to keep extra fuel at their homes in case gas stations close.
Wall Street Journal
PlayBuzz Takes a Page (View) Out of BuzzFeed's Playbook
A tiny start-up founded by the son a former Israeli prime minister is climbing the online news pop charts by shamelessly riding the coat-tails of BuzzFeed.com, the online news phenomenon.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
$10 potato salad Kickstarter idea nets $17,000 in pledges for Columbus man
Columbus resident Zack "Danger" Brown wanted to try his hand at making potato salad - so, naturally, he turned to the Internet for help.
Talking Points Memo
Ed Kleina s Greatest Hits: The Man Out To Stir Up Trouble For Hillary 2016
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Buzzfeed Is Officially A Case Study In Media Industry Disruption
It's hard to talk about disruptive innovation without talking about Harvard Business School , where Clayton Christensen incubated his influential theory, and the Japanese auto industry, which provided much of the crucial fodder for it.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Weekend Reading: Cornflake Portraits, Hot Dog Atheletes, and More
Some people knit. Some people paint. Sarah Rosado makes musician portraits out of cornflakes .
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The New York Observer
Lawrenceville School Ex-Student President: Martyr or Misquoted College Freshman?
On June 30th BuzzFeed published an article titled "What Happens When a Prep School's Black Student President Mocks her White Male Classmates," Kate J.M. Baker's account of former Lawrenceville School student body president, Maya Peterson, 18. In many words, Ms.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Buzzfeed Good for Both Cat Videos & Serious News
"Most things on the Web are too long," said Buzzfeed's Editor in Chief Ben Smith in an interview in which he detailed the problems facing traditional media and the ways in which Buzzfeed is taking what has worked for its fluff pieces and applying it to more serious journalism.
Big Bad chef John Currence takes a stand against Mississippi's new religious freedom law
Oxford, Miss., chef John Currence signs his cookbook "Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey" at a dinner at Birmingham's Bottega restaurant this past October.
Here's Nearly Every Cast Member of Orange Is the New Black on Law and Order
Tom Hanks and his family were also freaking the F out over the USA vs. Belgium game yesterday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Reviews round-up | 1 July
Tristram Hunt's impressive CV as television historian and lecturer turned Labour MP is more master than "jack of all trades", judging by the recent reviews of his latest book Ten Cities That Made an Empire .
New York Post
Black student president resigns after mocking 'rich, white guy' classmates
The black student president at the country's most expensive high school was forced to resign after mocking her classmates.
Columbia Journalism Review
A parting shot
Michael Hastings first burst onto the national scene in 2010 with his George Polk Award-winning feature in Rolling Stone on General Stanley McChrystal, the NATO commander in Afghanistan, and the general's faltering counterinsurgency strategy.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Now it's clear exactly what Bobby Jindal means when he says 'religious liberty'
In an article posted online before Monday's Hobby Lobby ruling, BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins takes a look at how Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has tried to rebrand social conservatism as a battle for religious freedom, including this quote from Jindal: I think it's a very dangerous place if we go from being a society that was founded because of religious ... (more)
Sun Jun 29, 2014
5 Phrases That Should Be Banned from the English Language
In terms of words, BuzzFeed called moist the worst one ever. The New Yorker would like to eliminate slacks.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
FX Replacing The Strain Billboards Following Complaints
Americans love horror. Whether we're spending millions on the latest possession movie at the box office or making American Horror Story a ratings success, people just can't seem to get enough scares.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Pacific Rim 2 is Officially Happening
The sequel to Guillermo del Toro 's 2013 robots vs. aliens spectacle Pacific Rim has finally been green-lit by Legendary Pictures, and will hit theatres April 7, 2017.