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'Sophisticated Evaluation of Serious Research' at the New York Times?

On March 19, Nick Bilton, technology columnist at The New York Times, wrote an article in the newspaper entitled "New Gadgets, New Health Worries." Approximately half of the piece was about the possible health hazards posed by the new...Show More Summary

As Meerkat's User Growth Explodes, Here Are 4 Tools Marketers Want ASAP

Meerkat, the South by Southwest darling, surpassed the 300,000 user mark around four days ago and stated on March 15 that it was growing 30 percent daily. Today, the one-month-old startup told Adweek it is still jumping 30 percent every day but wouldn't confirm a new user total. Show More Summary

Carl's Jr. Is Launching 'Fast-Food's Hottest Burger,' Designed by an Ad Agency

There's a new spicy burger at Carl's Jr. and Hardee's today—the Thickburger El Diablo. And it's being marketed as the "hottest burger in fast food." Created by 72andSunny in Los Angeles, the new burger came out of an assignment toShow More Summary

5 Big Things Marketers Need to Know From Facebook's Developer Conference

Facebook is revealing its latest technology to the world this week at its annual Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. And while the show is geared at developers, a good chunk of the news should apply to brands and publishers that regularly use the platform, particularly with mobile messaging and video. Show More Summary

How a Chat App for Burning Man Turned Into a Tool for Revolution

Open Garden's messaging app Firechat was initially launched as a way for people at festivals like Burning Man to communicate when they were off-the-grid using WiFi, Bluetooth or Apple's multipeer connectivity framework. What its founders didn't bank on is users relying on it to send messages during civil uprisings. Show More Summary

When Dad’s a Writer

yesterdayMedia / Publishing : Soapbox

International bestselling author Noah Gordon is my father. His books have been published in 35 countries and in many of them his name is a household word.

Syrian Chlorine Gas Attack to be Investigated by Int’l Chemical Body

After claims of chlorine gas use were made, an international chemical weapons body will investigate those claims in the northern Syrian region.


This week, WSB is hiring an assignment editor, as well as a digital producer. Meanwhile, WPBF needs a digital media manager, and RTTV is on the hunt for a news photographer/editor. Get the scoop on these openings and more below, andShow More Summary

5 Tech Players Agencies Should Consider Partnering With This Year

Countless agencies have partnered with Google to better understand how to connect brands and consumers. But what about resources like InfoScout and Atlas? Those were among the five technology players that T3's Ben Gaddis called out today at the 4A's Transformation conference in Austin, Texas. Show More Summary

Here Is a List of Celebrities Who Are Already on Meerkat and Periscope

As we've learned throughout social media history, celebrities often drive consumer adoption of new websites and apps. Actor Ashton Kutcher and Twitter are often cited as the ultimate example of a successful marriage, forged in the platform's early days. Show More Summary

Multicultural TV's Success Isn't About Whites Getting Less, It's About Everyone Getting More

After the success of multicultural shows like Fox's Empire, CW's Jane the Virgin and ABC's Fresh Off the Boat, Deadline reported this week that some white actors and their agents are feeling victimized by the TV industry's growing interest in diverse casting. Show More Summary

What Have Whistleblowers Done for Elite Journalists Lately?

One of the most important things that corporate media do to shore up power is to define "news" as things that people in power want you to know but haven't told you yet.

Weekend Show Preview — 3.29.15

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on “State of the Union” and former Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) on “This Week.” Sunday:  CBS’s \"Face the Nation\": Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Intelligence Committee Chairman; Rep. Show More Summary

DC Jobs: Atlantic Media, The American Interest

This week, Atlantic Media is hiring a news blogger for, while The American Interest needs a staff writer. The Annie E. Casey Foundation is seeking a senior communications associate, and The Chronicle of Higher Education is on the hunt for a web producer. Show More Summary

Caroline Little is stepping down as CEO and President of Newspaper Association of America

Caroline LIttle will be leaving her job as president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America at the end of August, NAA announced this afternoon. She will have been head of the industry trade association for just over four years...Show More Summary

The New York Times linked John Bolton’s op-ed to a story making the opposite case

The Intercept Yesterday, former United Nations ambassador John Bolton published an op-ed in the pages of The New York Times, arguing that the United States has no choice but to bomb Iran. “Only military action like Israel’s 1981 attack...Show More Summary

ACES: AP’s guidance on suicide terms shows sensitivity

ACES On Friday at the American Copy Editors Society conference, The Associated Press revealed some of the upcoming changes to the 2015 AP Stylebook, and among them is updated guidance on suicide terms. From our earlier story with the...Show More Summary

Ex-News of the World reporter’s conviction overturned

The Guardian | BBC News Yesterday, the United Kingdom’s Court of Appeal threw out the conviction of a former News of the World reporter accused of paying a public official for information, BBC News reports. The decision is a setbackShow More Summary

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