As Fox News reported: The Seattle CEO who reaped a publicity bonanza when he boosted the salaries of his employees to a minimum of $70,000 a year says he has fallen on hard times. Dan Price, 31, tells the New York Times that things have gotten so bad he’s been forced to rent out his […]
For some years now, Comedy Central and HBO have played a huge role in educating people about some of the most important issues of the day. Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, Larry Willmore and John Oliver are all skillful at both educating and entertaining us. Show More Summary
Even after the Supreme Court struck down EPA regulations on the emission of specific substances, the Obama administration plans on imposing another set of rules on carbon emissions.
The "Fight for $15" -- a nationwide movement to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour --has taken a lot of "incoming" from critics. Today, it's Bob Samuelson's turn, who under a column titled "minimum wage madness" argues that a substantial...Show More Summary
The Nigerian military rescued 178 people from Boko Haram camps over the weekend. 101 of the hostages freed were children.
Tim Tadder Who printed it? This was printed by my friends at Marathon Press in Nebraska. Marathon caters to the wedding and portrait market mostly, but after meeting there CEO at a trade show I was impressed with their color reproduction. These images are very very difficult to reproduce so I new that Marathon was […]
Amazon's streaming video service—part of Amazon Prime—may lag far behind Netflix when it comes to popularity, but CEO Jeff Bezos' company apparently cares more about the quality of the shows than the number of people who watch them.Show More Summary
Papa John's is rolling out its first 60-second TV commercial, using the extended messaging time to drive home its long-held commitment to better ingredients. Missing are the usual jocks like Peyton Manning standing alongside founder John Schnatter. Show More Summary
It's a bird. It's a plane. No wait, it's just a human drone, on fire, flying through the sky. Viral video agency Thinkmodo, with its knack for pranks and crazy stunts, recently created its very own Human Torch to promote the upcoming Fantastic Four film, which hits theaters this week. Show More Summary
From social media uproars to earnings results to digitally-inspired beach towels, it has been an intriguing past several days in the world of digital marketing. Here are nine stats that caught our attention: 1. Heineken claims that it's finding success with Twitter videos for its #SubwaySymphony effort. Show More Summary
AKQA has hired Zac Park in the new role of product director, where he'll work with the agency to accelerate clients' connected product and service development programs. The 26-year-old entrepreneur will also focus on AKQA's Future Academy, a technology apprenticeship, and Future Lions, the shop's global student competition at Cannes. Show More Summary
Vice is still not ready to announce its much-rumored linear channel, but the media company unveiled its 11th digital channel today. Broadly is the first Vice site designed for women. Broadly will join a crowded fray of female-interest...Show More Summary
Veep actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus is back to star in more commercials for Old Navy, and this time she's an uptight suburban smother mother helping promote back-to-school sales. Last seen holding up an elevator full of people, she is way...Show More Summary