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Ad of the Day: Cooks Cut Loose in Lurpak's Sizzling New Food Porn

Cooking with Lurpak is a full body-and-soul experience. A new ad from Wieden + Kennedy London continues the butter brand's tradition of quick-cut, hi-res food porn. In the voiceover, Rutger Hauer raps about cutting loose, while a sizzling...Show More Summary

How a Pulitzer-winning series forced South Carolina to face its domestic violence problem

From the time its first installment was published, “Til Death Do Us Part,” a powerful series about domestic abuse in South Carolina from the Charleston Post and Courier, seemed destined for Pulitzer Prize contention. And on Monday, the seven-part series was honored with the nation's most prestigious journalism prize, the Pulitzer for public service. Show More Summary

Why The New York Times apps look different

“The battle will be won on the smartphone,” New York Times CEO Mark Thompson said at a tech conference last February. The paper’s readers have increasingly been coming from mobile in recent years, and the Times has responded with a fleet of apps designed to draw in small, niche audiences to the paper. The NYT Cooking app, an opinion app,...

Google's Mobile Update Has Websites Worried About Search Rankings on Phones

Google is about to release an algorithm update that could affect mobile traffic, the new lifeblood of the Internet for many websites. The tweaks to its search recipe could help boost the visibility of sites customized for smartphones and penalize the rest, and some in the industry are calling it Mobilegeddon. Show More Summary

24 Hours in Advertising: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Milton Glaser shares his design philosophy Milton Glaser shared some design insights with The New York Times, including how he came up with the idea for the famous "I [Heart] NY" design. Show More Summary

BuzzFeed Deletes Stories After Being Pressured By Advertisers

Social media giant, BuzzFeed, has come under fire again this week for deleting content from their site after bowing to pressure from their advertisers. Several BuzzFeed articles have been removed from the site due to varying degreesShow More Summary

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at GoDaddy’s Desert Oasis

The most surprising takeaway from GoDaddy's Tempe, Ariz., headquarters is that, unlike its famous ads, there is absolutely nothing controversial about it. In fact, GoDaddy HQ is a brick-and-mortar example of what so many corporate offices strive for. Show More Summary

Why Univision Is One to Watch at the Upfront

Specs Who Jessica Rodriguez Current gig CMO, Univision Communications Previous gig Evp, program scheduling, Univision Agency Twitter @_RodriguezJess Age 42 How are you using social as a marketing tool? It's at the core of everything that we do. Show More Summary

Why Fashion Publishers Are Taking Over Coachella

In the 16 years since music fans first gathered in Indio, Calif., for two days of performances by artists like Beck and Morrissey, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has morphed from an indie event into a celebrity-filled mega party. Show More Summary

This Startup Delivers Athletic Entertainers That Millennials Love

Brian Selander got his start in politics, helping run Bill Bradley's 2000 bid for president and then serving as strategy chief for Delaware Governor Jack Markell. A New Jersey native with a love for New York's pro sports teams and an...Show More Summary

Apple Watch Is Almost Here, and These Are the Brands Taking It Over

Unlocking the door of a hotel room with the flick of a wrist will become the new reality for Starwood Hotels and Resorts this week. The chain is among more than 40 brands—which also include BMW, Target, Fandango, The New York Times and...Show More Summary

Tulsa World loses four journalists to former World publisher’s soon-to-launch news site

Talking Points Memo reported this afternoon that Tulsa World staff writer Dylan Goforth and enterprise editor Ziva Branstetter have quit the paper. The TPM piece – headlined, “Reporters who published story on Okla. deputy resign suddenly”...Show More Summary

Brands Need to Tread Lightly With Twitter's New DM Feature

Twitter began opening up direct messaging today so users can send each other private notes even if they don't follow each other. The social network has long required a user to follow your account before you could send a DM, which helps prevent unwanted outreach but can also make it difficult for businesses to easily communicate with customers. Show More Summary

Why Target's Lilly Pulitzer Collection Selling Out So Quickly Is So Good For the Brand

Much to the chagrin of Lilly Pulitzer fans seeking a bargain, the designer's collection for Target, which launched yesterday, has nearly sold out. But while hopeful consumers may be miffed—Target's website was overwhelmed by the sudden...Show More Summary

New York Times Wins 3 Pulitzer Prizes, Bloomberg Wins Its First, Anthony Doerr Wins Fiction Award

Dozens of journalists and students packed into the World Room inside Pulitzer Hall at Columbia University for the 99th edition of the Pulitzer Prize announcements. The early-arriving crowd snacked on assorted cookies and sipped coffee while awaiting the 3pm dissemination of journalism's most prestigious awards. Show More Summary

5 takeaways from the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes

Despite new rules that brought magazines into contention, and continued economic and editorial disruption throughout the media, the 99th annual Pulitzer Prizes were again dominated by newspapers this year. Winners of the awards, announced...Show More Summary

The 10 Most Fascinating Digital Marketing Stats of the Week

The 10 most intriguing numbers from digital marketing over the last week include new data on the explosion of legal marijuana marketing as well as stats that show how online video continues to grow. 1. In today's Adweek magazine, weShow More Summary

Here are your 2015 Pulitzer winners…

This year’s Pulitzer winners are: Public Service – Charleston Post and Courier for “Till Death Do Us Part” Breaking News – Seattle Times staff for its landslide coverage Investigative Reporting – Eric Lipton of the New York Times for his reporting on the influence of lobbyists; and the Wall Street Journal staff for “Medicare Unmasked” … Read More

Paula Dwyer: I don’t expect the Ochs-Sulzbergers will sell their ‘national treasure’

Bloomberg View’s Paula Dwyer, a former New York Times editor, discusses the newspaper on the “Full Disclosure” podcast: “The [Ochs-Sulzberger] family is very dedicated to that newspaper and I don’t think they would sell out the way that Don Graham did at the Washington Post or the way that the family did at the Wall … Read More

Academy of Country Music Awards Pulls In Most Viewers Since 1998

The 50th Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS last night was the most-watched since 1998. The super-sized special, which aired from 8-11:30 p.m., was watched by 15.77 million viewers, up 10 percent from the 2014 ACMs and making it the No. Show More Summary

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