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ProPublica is helping other news orgs do formal reporting (FOIA requests and all) on the Red Cross

Saying it takes “more than one news organization in Manhattan” to report on the American Red Cross’s job cuts and chapter closures, ProPublica is tapping other journalists for help — and is helping them do that reporting, in return, by providing “potential sources, documents, and step-by-step tips.” ProPublica launched the Red Cross Reporting Network on...

How Bloomberg Media Is Rethinking Its Entire Sales Strategy and Seeing Results

When Justin Smith arrived at Bloomberg Media as chief executive in 2013, he took control of a massive global brand encompassing a television network, a magazine, radio stations, digital properties and an events business—each with its own particular pitch to advertisers. Show More Summary

This Report Says Ad Blockers Cut Publishers' Mobile Load Times in Half

There's been plenty of hand-wringing in the media industry over the past year about mobile ad blocking and apps that wipe out all of the ads that pop up on websites. Consumers say they download such apps to avoid annoying ads that make it difficult to access content on publishers' sites. Show More Summary

Gary Vaynerchuk Apologizes for Cannes Party Invite Seeking 'Attractive Females Only'

CANNES, France—Cannes Lions 2016 has its first truly cringeworthy moment, in the form of a party invitation seeking "attractive females and models only." The email went out to a number of festival participants who planned to attend The...Show More Summary

Is There a Formula for Success at Cannes?

Cannes Lions, the biggest advertising event in the world, is here. Vive les ads! Brands and agencies are keeping their fingers crossed that their campaigns will win the hearts and eyes of the judging panel in the south of France. But...Show More Summary

Ad of the Day: Artists Recreate Great Lost Works Entirely With Adobe's Stock Images

From Van Gogh BnB to The Next Rembrandt, advertisers have been obsessed with the great masters of fine art lately. Now, Adobe adds to that trend with Make a Masterpiece—a campaign in which it got four digital artists from its Behance...Show More Summary

This New York-Based Agency's Snapchat Savvy Comes From Personal Insights

Specs Who (L. to r.) The 88 production director Adam Copeland; managing director Connor Bryant; strategy director Sophie Hauptfuhrer; and founder and creative director Harry Bernstein What Social media agency Where New York For brands...Show More Summary

Chandelier Creative Decamps to an Artsy East Hampton Retreat

Richard Christiansen, founder and creative director of New York-based Chandelier Creative, is a rarity in today’s agency world. While most indie shop heads pat themselves on the backs for generous Christmas bonuses, Christiansen took his crew on a soul-searching trip to Japan last year. Show More Summary

This Week's Must-Haves: a Case That Turns Your iPhone Into an Underwater Camera

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting a waterproof iPhone camera case, Nintendo-inspired kicks, a Bluetooth-enabled lock and more. Take a look!

Veep Star Sam Richardson's New Comedy Central Show Is About Local Ad Guys in Detroit

Specs Name Sam Richardson Age 32 Claim to fame Stars as Richard Splett on HBO's Veep (Sundays, 10:30 p.m.); appears in Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates (July 8) and Ghostbusters (July 15); co-creator of the new Comedy Central series Detroiters...Show More Summary

Facetime: Celebrating the Tony Awards and TV

Oprah Winfrey celebrated The Color Purple’s Tony award in New York while Billy Eichner celebrated his eponymous TV show in Los Angeles. Vogue’s Anna Wintour joined Serena Williams at the premiere of the tennis star’s Epix documentary, Serena.

Trump Campaign Paid a Firm Called Draper Sterling $35,000 for 'Web Advertising'

These days, there are a lot of savvy digital advertising companies to choose from. And if you're running to be leader of the free world, it's probably wise to stick with the best. However, Donald Trump's presidential campaign seems to...Show More Summary

YouTube Just Released a Powerful Message About Gender Identity and Sexuality

Last year, YouTube rolled out #ProudToLove on June 26, the day the Supreme Court made its historic ruling on same-sex marriage. Today, the site launched its moving follow-up campaign, #ProudToBe, which focuses on gender identity andShow More Summary

How Will Smith Changed His Entire Outlook on Life (and Why He's Sorry for Wild Wild West)

CANNES, France—Even before achieving stardom at an impressively young age, Will Smith learned a lesson that would end up shaping his career while taking decades to truly sink in. It happened, he told a packed audience today at the Cannes...Show More Summary

CBS Will Roll Out Its Fall Shows Over Seven Weeks

Most broadcast networks will be rolling out their fall shows in a compressed timeframe, but CBS is going to take its time next season. The network, which announced its fall premiere dates today, will stagger show launches over seven weeks in September and October. Show More Summary

CBS Partners With McDonald’s and Coca-Cola for First Carpool Karaoke Integration

As The Late Late Show with James Corden's Carpool Karaoke has become a viral sensation, CBS had been eagerly looking to cash in on its success. On Monday night, the network finally found its first brand partners for the popular segment,...Show More Summary

Who owns the consumer: Social media platforms or publishers?

The relationship between news organizations and platform companies has become far closer far more quickly than anyone predicted. The increasing influence of a handful of West Coast companies is shaping every aspect of news production, distribution, and monetization. Show More Summary

In 60 days, drone journalism will be legally possible in any U.S. newsroom

In 60 days, drone journalism will be legally possible in any newsroom in the United States. That’s not to say it will be easy, but it will be legally possible in ways that it has never been before. Today, the FAA released Part 107 of the Federal Aviation Regulations, which encompasses the new rules covering...

Dentsu Tokyo Picks Up the Design Grand Prix at Cannes for Panasonic's 'Life Is Electric'

CANNES, France—A Dentsu Tokyo campaign for Panasonic that showed people the ubiquity of electricity in everyday life by charging batteries using 21 unlikely power sources was celebrated with the Design Grand Prix at the Cannes Lions festival here tonight. "Because we can't see it, we often take it for granted. Show More Summary

84.Paris Wins Inaugural Digital Craft Grand Prix at Cannes for Music Label's Retrospective

CANNES, France—What if, instead of just listening to music, you could play with it? That question led French agency 84.Paris to create a gorgeous interactive campaign called "Because Recollection" for record label Because Music, celebrating 10 years of albums, cover art and videos. Show More Summary

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