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The New York Observer
Morning Media Mix
Yesterday, PBS sent an email to some 50 news organizations with information about an interview that would air on Charlie Rose later that night, noting that the information was embargoed until after the show aired at 11 pm.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Award winning journalist from Vt. killed in car accident
Michael Hastings was killed early Tuesday morning in a car accident in Los Angeles.
Rolling Stone reporter who exposed sacked general dies in crash
Michael Hastings, the Rolling Stone journalist who triggered the 2010 downfall of US Afghanistan commander General Stanley McChrystal, died in a car crash, his employer announced.
International Business Times
BuzzFeed Copyright Lawsuit May Test Legal Limits Of Fair Use In...
Ever wonder how BuzzFeed secures the rights for all those seductively sharable photo montages? The answer is, it often doesn't, and that can be a messy business.
BuzzFeed: Pageant cringes
Miss Connecticut Erin Brady reacts after being crowned Miss USA during the 2013 Miss USA pageant on Sunday, June 16, in Las Vegas.
Novel legal theories mingle in BuzzFeed photo suit
PaidContent Idaho photographer Kai Eiselein is suing BuzzFeed in U.S. District Court, claiming the site should pay not only for infringing his copyright when it ran his image but also for all the sites that subsequently posted it .
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Obama Defends 'Transparent' NSA Program
US President Barack Obama delivers a keynote address at Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 17, 2013, ahead of the G8 summit.
Sports of Yore
9 Insider Tips for Native Advertising That Actually Works
Native advertising is all the rage in publishing right now. The Atlantic and Forbes are doing it, as are the Washington Post and The New York Times .
The Daily Beast
7. Sour Grapes Charlie Trotter Sued Over $46K Bottle of Wine Plaintiffs say he sold them a fake.More
The office of the Director of National Intelligence on Sunday disputed Edward Snowden's claims that a single analyst could have tapped into phone calls without warrants-and that Congress was never briefed of this practice.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Why Publishers Should Ban Slideshows
"Slideshow" has become a dirty word on the Web, and with good reason. Here's why Buzzfeed will never have slideshows and what that means in the media industry.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Crooks and Liars
'Operation Troll the NSA' Launched by Buzzfeed Staffers
"Operation Troll the USA" was launched earlier this week in response to revelations of a vast secret surveillance program operated by the National Security Agency made by Edward Snowden.
Can BuzzFeed Be Stopped?
Jon Evans is a novelist, journalist, and software engineer. His novels have been published around the world, translated into several languages, and praised by The Times, The Economist, and the Washington Post.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Watch Marnie Stern Perform For Dogs
Marnie Stern is a dog person; we know this because she rarely goes anywhere without her tiny terrier Fig.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
The Pordland Mercury
Not Saying Merkley's Making Hay About NSA Surveillance for Publicity But...
You know how US Sen. Jeff Merkley has made us proud in recent days? How he's been really offended at all these new intelligence disclosures, championing the public's right to know if they're being surveilled by the government, clamoring for better congressional oversight of these things? According to reports from Buzzfeed and Politico , Merkley ... (more)
'We've Entered A New Level Of Nerd'
If you have to read a comic book before you play a video game, you've definitely reached a new level of nerd.
The Daily Beast
4. Democracy? Psh! Clinton: Obama May Be a - Wuss' on Syria Urges intervention despite congress.More
The allegations of misconduct in the State Department are starting to make sense: they're hiring criminals, according to an internal memo obtained by the New York Post .
Mobile-first breaks down screens, says Buzzfeed exec
A Buzzfeed executive at the 2013 MultiScreen Summit said that since consumers do not think about content only living on one screen, taking a device-agnostic approach is key for the company.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Video: Sen. Mikulski calls out reporter's Twitter post in real time
"Any senator can ask any question at this hearing that they want to, so Rosie, it's an open hearing," she said, brandishing her cell phone with a smile.
Monsters and Critics
Melissa McCarthy's slimmed down movie poster raising eyebrows
Melissa McCarthy - CinemaCon 2013 - Day 4 - Big Screen Achievement Awards 2013 - Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino - Las Vegas, NV, USA © PRN / PRPhotos.com The new buddy-cop comedy, which opens in the U.S. June 28 and across the pond July 31, has McCarthy playing Hardy to Bullock's Laurel.
The Washington Post
NSA: a Dozensa of attacks thwarted
Video: The provision that allowed the NSA to collect phone records has helped thwart "dozens" of terror events, Gen.