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20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Yale University

Yesterday | Poynter Online

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."

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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.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Sports

Poynter Online

How New York media outlets adapted after Hurricane Sandy

Reporters are told to keep extra fuel at their homes in case gas stations close.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Natural Disasters, Gawker Media, Fox Interactive Media

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.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Startups, Quantcast, Ehud Olmert, Journalism

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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, OH, Reddit, WebMD, Powell, OH

Talking Points Memo

Ed Kleina s Greatest Hits: The Man Out To Stir Up Trouble For Hillary 2016

Save articles to read later In a hurry? Bookmarks allow you to save an article to read later at your convenience.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Liberal Political News

Forbes.com

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.

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Related Topix: Business News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Saveur.com

Weekend Reading: Cornflake Portraits, Hot Dog Atheletes, and More

Some people knit. Some people paint. Sarah Rosado makes musician portraits out of cornflakes .

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Related Topix: New York

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.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Wesleyan College

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Mission Local

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.

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Alabama Live

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.

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Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, Oxford, MS, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Entertainment

Paper Magazine

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.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

New Statesman

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 .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

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.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Yale University

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.

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Related Topix: Newsweek, Publishing, Media

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Daily Kos

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)

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Related Topix: Bobby Jindal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Real Simple

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.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Bronxville, NY

Fri Jun 27, 2014

IGN

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.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Thu Jun 26, 2014

IGN

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.

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Related Topix: Pacific Rim, Legendary Pictures

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