1 hr ago
IWNY: Creative Alive and Kicking in Era of Native Ads
With all the talk about data analytics in the advertising business, it can often seem creative is dead.
8 hrs ago
The Big Apple
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.
Wed May 22, 2013
Facebook: Why the endless raid?
If you really think Tumblr is worth $1.1 billion, then Facebook 's stock is worth much more than it is selling for.
Tue May 21, 2013
The New York Times
Diner's Journal Blog: Behind the Video Camera, an Avid Cook
Ze Frank has been known for years as a master at using videos to share stories and generate laughs on the Web, which is why BuzzFeed recently brought him in as an executive.
Mon May 20, 2013
NowThis News Attracts High-Profile Supporters
The New York-based startup, which describes itself as a mobile-centric news outlet for millennials, plans this summer to introduce sponsored video content to its mix of newsy and offbeat editorial fare.
George Takei Responds to Teenage 'Traditional' Marriage Fans With Humorous Signs
As if there wasn't a reason not to love openly gay actor George Takei , he's gone ahead and made us love him even more by responding to teenage "traditional" marriage fans with a series of humorous signs.
Fri May 17, 2013
Other Voices, Other Rooms
From Buzzfeed: Maria Sherman's "26 Signs You Were A College Radio DJ" - including a shout-out to Troy's WRPI-FM From Keep Albany Boring: KC gives you the lowdown on this weekend's lecture and workshop by scientist/survivalist Guy McPherson at Basilica Hudson in Hudson.
An Ode to Biking in New York
BuzzFeed clearly knows its way around a New York City bike lane. A recent listicle of 44 insights into the pleasures and pains of biking in New York is sure to resonate with the city's growing cycling community.
Thu May 16, 2013
Chelsea Peretti: The Comedy of Awkwardness
Comedian Chelsea Peretti thrives on awkwardness, making her audience feel uncomfortable by obsessing on her shortcomings.
Tue May 14, 2013
Jay-Z accused of being a time traveller
Jay-Z has been accused of being a time traveller because of a newly discovered photo from 1939 taken in Harlem, New York, of a man who bears a striking resemblance to the hip hop star.
Silicon Alley Insider
Whole Foods Is Trying To Shake Its 'Whole Paycheck' Image
But the retailer is trying to shake this reputation by offering "budget classes" at its new store in Detroit, reports Sapna Maheshwari at Buzzfeed.
In Fortune, even Web publishers that say they're profitable don't share revenues
Fast Company JP Mangalindan looks at the financial health of Web publishers like The Huffington Post, Gawker Media and BuzzFeed.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cinema Blend News
Watch A 36-Second Demonstration On How To Piss Off New Yorkers
There are quite a few unwritten rules in New York City , some more obvious than others.
The Huffington Post
David Sable: Bald Cats, Putin, Homer and Algorithms
"Read Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey and try and figure out why they're still being read, searched for, turned into movies or digibabble digital video content." The above was my reply to a question I was asked on a recent panel about what young creative types should do today to better prepare themselves for success in our world.
Did Obama Cry While Answering Benghazi Questions During Press Conference?
President Barack Obama answered reporters' questions during a joint press conference with the British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday.
Howard Kurtz isn't the problem at The Daily Beast, it's Tina Brown | Michael Wolff
When the media writer Howard Kurtz lost his job at the Daily Beast earlier this month, the details of how he screwed up managed to obscure the greater particulars of his boss, Daily Beast editor Tina Brown, and her lacklustre performance.
Is Native Advertising Just Another Term for 'Good Advertising'?
The online ad industry is going native. Consumers' migration to mobile has prompted a do-over in which the dreaded banner ad is being kicked to the curb in favor of messaging that behaves much as other content does.
Morning Media Newsfeed: Bloomberg Snooping | Meyers Succeeds...
Bloomberg Admits Terminal Snooping Reporters at Bloomberg News were trained to use a function on the company's financial data terminals that allowed them to view subscribers' contact information and, in some cases, monitor login activity in order to advance news coverage, more than half a dozen former employees said.
Sun May 12, 2013
The Key To Web Traffic? It's The Content, Stupid
There have been some recent musings on BuzzFeed about what would happen to publisher traffic if Facebook went the way of MySpace.
Fri May 10, 2013
He-Man Meets Superman In New DC Universe vs. Masters of the Universe Series
Thirty Years ago Superman and He-Man met in DC Comics Presents issue #47 written by Paul Kupperberg.