In its first few hours online, Vox’s video on current leader of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov — under whose rule a vicious anti-gay pogrom has begun — performed like a usual Vox video on YouTube. The typical likes-to-dislikes ratio for a Vox video is 10:1, but between 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, the producer of the...
You may have noticed that Teen Vogue is getting political. At first, this may seem surprising. But to those who have been following the changes at the magazine, it was inevitable. Teen Vogue was recently taken over by a new editor-in-chief committed to making the publication more inclusive and aware of the world we live in. Show More Summary
The subject matter of Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras’ new film “Risk” could not be more timely: controversial WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. “I absolutely defend what WikiLeaks published,” Poitras tells Robert Scheer in this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence” on KCRW. Show More Summary
Yet another figure close to President Trump faces allegations of plagiarism. However, the David Clarke plagiarism scandal is a bit different... The post The David Clarke Plagiarism Scandal appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Weight-loss tea anyone? Hair-growth pills? What about at-home teeth whitening kits? If you’re an active Instagram user, you’ve probably scrolled down your Instagram timeline and caught one of your favorite social media celebrities casually mentioning their love for one of the aforementioned products. Show More Summary
More like Anderson Pooper. Variety reports Anderson Cooper has apologized for using a bit of bathroom humor while interviewing Jeffrey Lord Friday on CNN. Lord, a CNN contributor and Trump supporter, was defending the president calling former FBI director James Comey a "nut job." Anderson, arguing there wasn't anything Trump...
Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes died on Thursday as a result of complications after falling and hitting his head at his home the previous week. But Bill O’Reilly, who worked with Ailes for decades, blames the nation’s “hatred” for his...Show More Summary
A Bronx man who allegedly drove his car into pedestrians at a high speed in Times Square Thursday, killing an 18-year-old Michigan tourist and injuring 22 people, has been charged with second-degree murder, USA Today reports. Richard Rojas, 26, was...
The White House’s latest self-inflicted scandal represents another damning rebuttal to a recurring, fictional narrative that has been propagated by the press for well over a year—that Trump is just one new policy or staff shake-up away from being a normal president.
With former CEO Roger Ailes and star anchor Bill O'Reilly gone, attention at Fox News Channel is shifting to Sean Hannity—the last of the channel's big stars who have been with the network from the Clinton years to Trump.
The president is on a tear about all things (and people) that record and perhaps some that may have been on or near his person during meetings with now former FBI director, James Comey “James Comey better hope that there are no ‘tapes’...Show More Summary
With the print newspaper facing an uncertain future, what’s the role of the Sunday New York Times? The paper has some ideas. Along with its May 14 edition this Sunday, The New York Times will publish a special print-only section devoted to young readers. The magazine-inspired section, which will feature articles, illustrations, and photography, will...
Sara Koopman, University of Tampere Surveillance has become so ubiquitous that it appears likely that Russia was caught in the act conspiring to fix the 2016 United States presidential election, and at least one of his staffers was basically overheard conspiring with them. Politicians aren’t the only ones being watched. Show More Summary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary describes a town hall as “an event at which a public official or political candidate addresses an audience by answering questions posed by individual members.” Very cool! Some even say that the first town hall...Show More Summary
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Donald Trump’s election has elicited impassioned affirmations of a renewed commitment to unvarnished truth-telling from the prestige media. The common theme: you know you can’t trust him, but trust us to keep dogging him on your behalf. Show More Summary
Analyst firm Forrester published a new report this week with this bold title, “The End Of Advertising As We Know It: CMOs Should Shift Billions From Ad Interruptions To Branded Relationships.” Not even could, but should! Jack Neff at AdAge explains based on an interview with the study’s lead analyst, James McQuivey, that the expectation […]
Aging is strange. It’s strange to have memories that are decades old – older than the very lives of many people I know, work with and pass on the streets. I’m still getting used to the fact I know things from firsthand experience, not just books or elders. Show More Summary
Over 7,000 artists played in the New York City area in 2013. Only 21 of those later made it, really made it, headlining at a venue with an over 3,000-person capacity — among them, bigger names like Chance the Rapper, X Ambassadors, Sam Smith, and Sylvan Esso. I learned this sort of random but fascinating...
Last year, the giant Scandinavian publisher Schibsted restructured its product team. It centralized its efforts, creating one unified product and technology group that worked across all its publications. The idea was that the product team would be able to work with individual publications to develop new products before scaling them out to the rest of...
At the IN-NW 2017 conference, David Patton, Senior Manager of Digital Media at Vulcan, Inc. “enlightened’ us about the various marketing lessons we could learn from their successful 2015 global campaign, “Fiat Lux” (Let There Be Light). Show More Summary