All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘media’

Helen Gurley Brown Dies After 47 Years Of Editing At Cosmopolitan

Helen Gurley Brown, the long-time editor-in-chief for Cosmopolitan magazine, has passed away at the age of 90. She took the editor-in-chief role in 1965, and held it for 32 years, before being replaced by Bonnie Fuller. Gurley Brown remained with publisher Hearst, however, keeping an editor role for the magazine’s 59 international editions, all the way up until her death. …

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HuffPost Live Goes Live Later Today

Today, at 10 am EST, the Huffington Post is finally launching their long ago-announced streaming network, HuffPost Live. First announced back in January (and later previewed in February), HuffPost Live is launching as a 24-hour online news channel – a move that puts it in direct competition with not only other online live news outlets, but cable news as well. …

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NBC Airs Racist or Unfortunately Timed Monkey Gymnast Promo After Gabby Douglas Wins Gold

Deliberate racism? Unfortunate timing? Public overreaction? Simple FAIL? People are debating those questions this morning after a promo for the new NBC show Animal Practice ran immediately following Bob Costas’ lead out to Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas’ historic gold medal win. The promo shows a monkey performing gymnastics on the ring apparatus. Nevermind the fact that the promo has been …

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Would You Watch an Original Series Inside Twitter?

No, we’re not talking about a reality show based on the people that make Twitter run (although there’s an idea) – we’re talking about a show that is debuted, streamed, and shared all within the walls of the service. Yep, Twitter may be getting into the broadcasting business. That’s the rumor according to a report from Adweek. Apparently, Twitter is …

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People Don’t Really Trust Online News, Still Opt For TV

Information consumption has shifted dramatically in the internet age, as more and more people turn to online-only news outlets and social media to get their daily scoop. The sudden availability of such a great volume of information on the web has led more than few to declare the death of print media – and they’ve even predicted the demise of …

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DailyMotion Looks To Give YouTube A Run For Its Money In The Distribution Department

Yahoo and DailyMotion have reportedly struck a content syndication deal. Dailymotion VP of International Content, Daniel Adams said as much at Beet.TV’s Global Video Summit. Beet.TV shares video of Adams talking about the deals it has with publishers, and how they work: “We work with a range of content owners, and really what we offer content owners is the ability …

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Ask Looks To Spread Its Q&A To 30,000 Publishers With nRelate Acquisition

Ask.com has acquired content recommendation company nRelate for an undisclosed sum. nRelate is a service that serves up related article content on publishers’ pages in a box, similar to the one pictured. There is also an ad component, which enables publishers to get some money through a revenue share model. “nRelate’s platform helps over 30k publishers (bloggers and other media) …

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Twitter Gets Expanded Tweets For More Content

Twitter announced some new expanded tweet functionality today for users accessing Twitter through twitter.com and mobile.twitter.com. Users will be able to view more content from the tweets themselves, before having to click through to the original site. I can’t imagine this will help sites in the traffic department, but it certainly makes for a richer Twitter experience. Essentially, the same …

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Old School Cigarette Ad: These Smokes Are Born Gentle, Just Like Your Newborn

Unless you’re a crappy son/daughter/husband, you know that yesterday was Mother’s Day. The annual holiday allows us to honor the most important person in our young lives, and the first woman we ever truly loved, our mommas. It’s also a day for lucky children to thank the stars that their mothers didn’t screw them up – I mean, things were …

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Robin Quivers of the Howard Stern Show May Have Cancer

Robin Quivers, the co-host of the Howard Stern Show, announced on air this morning that she may have cancer. She has an appointment today with a specialist to determine if a growth she has pressing on her bladder is cancerous or not. Over the weekend while travelling she came to the realization that while she had the urge to urinate, …

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Demand Media: Everything Looking Good For eHow After Deleting 600K Articles

As previously reported, Demand Media released its Q1 earnings report today, beating estimates. During the company’s last earnings call, the company indicated that eHow had not been impacted by a Google algorithm change since July. It would appear that this has remained the case, through Q1. CEO Richard Rosenblatt discussed eHow’s progress during the company’s earnings call. It was the …

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Twitter Improves Realtime Search While Google Lacks It

Twitter announced some new improvements to its Discover tab today. It’s getting more personalized, and will begin surfacing content based on tweets that are popular among people you follow and who they follow. “The Discover tab’s new design shows who tweeted about particular stories,” explains Twitter VP of Product, Satya Patel. “You can click ‘View Tweets’ on any story to …

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