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2 secrets to Buzzfeed's success according to CEO Jonah Peretti

Mar 14, 2013
Founder and CEO of Buzzfeed, Jonah Peretti, shares his take on finding the right balance of silliness and seriousness on the social web.
Posted In: media, news media, social media

PEN is mighty, but needs to recruit new generation of writers

Mar 12, 2013
The writers' group PEN is well known for its core mission: Supporting free speech around the world. Its members include Nobel and Pulitzer prize winners. But it needs to expand, as the traditional publishing world shrinks.
Posted In: branding, media, writing, publishing

Pistorius murder media frenzy reminds some of O.J.

Feb 22, 2013
Cable news counts on the ratings bump it gets from sensational trials and other long-running stories.
Posted In: Oscar Pistorius, O.J. Simpson, trial, legal, lawsuit, media, cable TV, news

Yahoo's homepage gets help from Facebook

Feb 21, 2013
Yahoo launches a new website this week, with a Facebook partnership. It's the latest tech connection involving Yahoo, as new CEO Marissa Mayer retools the web company.
Posted In: Yahoo!, Facebook, media, Tech

Thirst CEO on creating the future of online news

Feb 18, 2013
A startup called Thirst has just launched an app for iPhone-iPads that is trying to re-invent the way we get news online.
Posted In: news, media, social media, app

Does The Weather Channel benefit from blizzards?

Feb 8, 2013
The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think snowmageddon is snowtacular.
Posted In: media, weather, Weather Channel

Miami grows as Latino TV hub

Jan 14, 2013
The Miami metro area is the country's eighth largest, and it's known for a lot of things -- sunshine and beaches, cruise ships, Lebron James. Now the city is solidifying its place as the hub of Latino television.
Posted In: Miami, media

Chinese journalists strike for second day

Jan 8, 2013
Chinese journalists protesting against government censorship hold a second day of strikes in the southern province of Guangdong.
Posted In: China, censorship, media, Xi Jinping

What Al Jazeera needs to do to make it in the U.S.

Jan 3, 2013
Al Jazeera buys Current TV but will American audiences tune in?
Posted In: Al Jazeera, media, Current TV

Out of bankruptcy, Tribune looks to sell off newspapers

Dec 31, 2012
After four years the Tribune Company emerges from bankruptcy today. The media conglomerate includes the L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune, a handful of TV stations and a big slice of the Food Network.
Posted In: bankruptcy, news media, media

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