"Is television dead?" During Turner's upfront presentation on Wednesday, truTV host Billy Eichner called that a silly question, adding, "It's so stupid. That's more stupid than not giving Samantha Bee The Daily Show." Stupid or not,Show More Summary
That's a wrap on upfronts week, where the networks were unusually cordial to one another—well, except for Jimmy Kimmel—as they banded together to attack a common foe: digital video companies. But there were also plenty of laughs in between the digital attacks and data talk, as each network made its big pitch to buyers and advertisers. Show More Summary
What on earth does Clearasil know about teenagers from inside its corporate offices in Parsippany, New Jersey? Basically nothing, except how to make anti-acne products for them, the company admits in 10 comical new ads from Droga5—in...Show More Summary
If you're like most people, you already lament the fact that life is too short. So here's a fact that's really going to bother you: Each year, Americans spend a total of 13 hours on hold during customer-service calls. Over an average...Show More Summary
Stevia-based sweetener Truvia fired a new salvo in the sweetener wars this week when it launched Truvia Nectar, the first reduced-calorie honey blend. Over the past few decades, brands in the crowded sweetener category have invested countless marketing dollars trying to stand out in the space. Show More Summary
Talks of a merger between movie theater advertising powerhouses Screenvision and National CineMedia (NCM) broke down 14 months ago. A little over a year later, the companies are going their own ways, each holding upfront presentations...Show More Summary
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are ditching their nunchucks and katana swords for smartphones. To promote the upcoming film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Paramount Pictures is launching a full-blown Kik campaign centered...Show More Summary
For years, the focus of technology has been on PCs, tablets and smartphones. Meanwhile, the automobile business had been largely ignored. Not anymore. Although in-car technology has been around for a while, it’s only now that they are going mainstream and getting a huge popularity boost. Car tech was mostly aimed at improving safety and […]
Two Black Pencils, three White Pencils and 61 Yellow Pencils were handed out Thursday night in London at the 54th D&AD Professional Awards Ceremony. Winning an ultra-exclusive Black Pencil were U.K. technology startup what3words forShow More Summary
Jeanne Marie Olson is not a journalist. She will be the first to tell you that. And she will repeat it several times in a single conversation to make sure you understand. But Olson is a Chicago-based researcher and a fierce open data advocate, one who’s committed to making information about the city school system more accessible and holding government...
Xaxis, WPP's programmatic media and advertising platform, will soon use its German native advertising arm for the first time in hopes of capturing part of North America's growing native programmatic advertising market. Plista, basedShow More Summary
In this week’s Lower case … Today in headlines in need of commas: cc @CJR pic.twitter.com/OqeZzrmf98 — Alan Neuhauser (@alneuhauser) May 16, 2016 The Jersey Journal (Hudson County, New Jersey), 5/16/2016
Budweiser is playing the virtual reality game, literally, by sponsoring a VR experience with the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavs are the first NBA team to build VR technology into their official app, and Budweiser is giving awayShow More Summary
Tweets by @romenesko Stories I posted on other social media: For Howard Stern fans: Top 10 show characters (my picks) Chuck Todd: “I can’t tell you who is more vitriolic: a Trump supporter on Twitter or a Sanders supporter” Columnist doesn’t want to discuss Trump – and uses a lot of white … Read More
The past year has seen plenty of shakeups on the business side at Condé Nast, and today there's some equally momentous news coming from its editorial ranks: Amy Astley, founding editor in chief of Teen Vogue, is taking over Architectural...Show More Summary
One of the truly new things born from the social media age involves "digital death." People who pass away leave behind Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, and their friends and families can visit such pages as if they are virtual gravesites. Though some visitors may not have grief in mind. Show More Summary
“We might say there’s gossip, and murmurs and some false information, but basically, you keep your circle large enough, you will find accurate, factual, good information.” That’s what a resident of Saguache, Colorado — a town with fewer than 500 residents and no local news outlet — told the Solutions Journalism Network in a focus...
The controversy about the human curators behind Facebook Trends has grown, since the allegations made last week by Gizmodo. Besides being a major headache for Facebook, it has helped prod a growing discussion about the power of Facebook to shape the information we see and what we take to be most important. But we continue...
If you switch on The CW this fall, there's a 40 percent chance you'll see a superhero series. The network's fall schedule, which it announced today ahead of its upfront this morning at New York City Center, features four DC Comics series—The...Show More Summary
AT&T today is launching its first ad campaign dedicated to shining a light on its growing Wi-Fi network in connected cars. For an endeavor called "A Whole New Ride," social media and web display ads begin today and run through July 5,...Show More Summary