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Peabody Awards Balance Somber Subjects With Hard-Hitting Humor While the 2017 Peabody Awards celebrated the best in broadcast at local, national and international levels, the defense of journalism was front and center on Saturday night, with celebrity presenters and recipients lavishing praise on an industry that's c
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Wireds New Editor in Chief on Why Tech Reporting Is More Important Than Ever Adweek: I recently read that when you worked at Wired the first time, as a senior editor from 2005 to 2010, you actually edited the story that became the movie Argo. Did you get a little piece of an Oscar or anything? Nick Thompson: No, unfortunately. I d
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This Agencys Origin Story Starts With a Long Bus Ride to South by Southwest Few agencies (if any) can say they started with a road trip. For Swarm, it all began in 2013 when several busloads of entrepreneurs and developers drove from locations around the U.S. to Austin, Texas, for SXSW, competing to build a product to pitch to in
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Drew Barrymore on Launching a Magazine, Handling Advertisers and Her Return to Acting Drew Barrymore knows how to work a room. The actress was armed with copies of Flower Press, a new print magazine that she'll be putting out semi-annually, while she walked around the Beautycon festival at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal this past Saturday. I
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Apple Gets Delightfully Utilitarian With Colorful Split-Screen Set Pieces for the iPhone Apple wants you to know how easy it is to leave the dull, colorless world of your Android device and slide right into brightly hued iOS life. A series of new 15-second ads use a simple graphic frame with a split background--the left half gray, the right h
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A Jann Wenner Biography Will Be Out This Fall Joe Hagan is penning a biography of Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner that will be published by Alfred A. Knopf and is set to debut this October. Titled Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine, the book will feature re
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Nashville Predators Executive Revisits His Terrible First-Year Stats In case you hadn't noticed, folks in Nashville are certifiably crazy for hockey. And should their Predators triumph tonight in Game 6 against the Anaheim Ducks, they will stamp a ticket to the franchise's first-ever Stanley Cup final and push the noise le
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Nielsen Social Content Ratings, Week of May 15: Billboard Music Awards Blast Competition The Billboard Music Awards on ABC were heard loud and clear on Facebook and Twitter, spurring 5.346 million interactions across the two social networks, according to the Nielsen Social Content Ratings for the week of May 15. The awards show accounted for
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Facebooks Side-by-Side Video View Could Open Up New Ad Inventory Outside the News Feed As Facebook's news feed increasingly moves from text to video, the social network is rolling out a new feature on desktop that makes clips more prominent. In February, Facebook rolled out a mobile feature called watch and scroll that lets people keep watc
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Sweden Just Listed Itself on Airbnb in Its Latest Inspired Tourism Stunt At nearly 173,000 square miles, the country of Sweden is a little bit bigger than your average apartment or mountain house. But true innovation knows no physical or virtual boundaries, and the official tourism group Visit Sweden proved that point this wee
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