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NewsWhip Announces 2014 Whippies Winners; HuffPost Takes Facebook Gold - Posted December 18, 2014
Social media news aggregator NewsWhip announced the winner... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Signs Facebook Vet as PR Chief - Posted December 12, 2014
This week, Capital New York broke the news that BuzzFeed had named Facebook vet Liz Wasden as its new head ... [FishbowlDC]

REPORT: PlayBuzz Tops Publishers on Facebook in Shares for November - Posted December 11, 2014
Quiz site PlayBuzz continued its ... [AllFacebook]

Vox Gets New Cash Infusion As Old School Media Herd Thins - Posted December 1, 2014
The future favors digital media -- and the tide is turning even faster than we thought it would. Vox, the company that just hired PR vet Fay Sliger of VICE and High10 Media... [FishbowlDC]

We Live in a Clickbait World, And That's OK - Posted November 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_206637" align="aligncenter" width="600"]The Challenges of FacebookWorld, via Andrew Golis and Medium[/caption] Last week, Buzzfeed's news editor, Ben Smith, wrote a piece on how Buzzfeed doesn't do cl... [AllFacebook]

'National Geographic' Dominates Publishers in October in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Actions - Posted November 6, 2014
National Geographic blew away the competition in October according to the... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Distributed Staffs Up - Posted November 4, 2014
BuzzFeed Distributed, the social division of the publisher, is gearing up for its upcoming launch with a whole slew of new hires. Two weeks ago, the company announced the addition of six new staffers. Now, BuzzFeed is adding another three new sta... [AllFacebook]

Can BuzzFeed Be Trusted? - Posted October 21, 2014
BuzzFeed, the social publisher that built its name on listicles and quizzes, has been trying to become a serious news source. In recent memory, BuzzFeed has: Hired ... [AllFacebook]

Is BuzzFeed Really America's 'Least Trusted' News Source? - Posted October 21, 2014
The study that has everyone's attention in the media world today concerns trust and political ideology. Depending on your affiliation and your favorite outlets, the extensive Pew Research Journalism Project survey could be seen as either a good or bad thing: more American readers of various political pers... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook to DEA: Real-Name Policy Applies to Law-Enforcement Agencies, Too - Posted October 20, 2014
Facebook admonished the Drug Enforcement Administration for violating its ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Promotes PR Lead to Chief of Staff/Advisory Role - Posted October 14, 2014
Want to know what it's like to work for BuzzFeed? Today, the media company promoted Ashley McCollum (follow her on Twitter) from head of PR to a chief staffing and "advisor to the executive team" role while also naming Dao Nguy... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost Continues to Dominate Facebook Interactions, Shares Among Publishers - Posted October 10, 2014
The Huffington Post continued its reign atop the lists of ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Changed ... And You Won't Believe What Happened! - Posted October 9, 2014
I am usually the first one to point out when Facebook goes off the rails or just does something pointless and stupid. So to be fair to the big enchilada of social media, I have to give it some props for making a move in the right direction and doing its... [AllFacebook]

New School Media Lightly Disses Old School Media at Vanity Fair Event - Posted October 8, 2014
Here's a fun one: at today's Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit, three leaders of the "new school" media had some things to say about the old folks: How wrong are Kara Swisher and Shane Smith, though? David Carr knows because he covers this sort of thing for a living. BuzzFeed's ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook PMD SocialFlow Bolsters Publishers Product - Posted September 24, 2014
SocialFlow, a Facebook ... [AllFacebook]

Little Resolved in Facebook Meeting with LGBT Activists Over Real-Name Policy - Posted September 18, 2014
Facebook did not budge on its real-name policy in a meeting Wednesday at its headquarters in ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Facebook's Shocking Effect on Upworthy Will Blow Your Mind - Posted August 15, 2014
Facebook, as you've probably seen, has been a boon to viral sharing site Upworthy. But has the Facebook News Feed algorithm now shifted against it? What happens next you have to see to believe. WhoIsHostingThis.com compiled an interesting infographic illustrating the history of the Facebook... [AllFacebook]

Don't Buzz Me, Bro: Another Major Plagiarist Bites the Dust - Posted July 28, 2014
Why yes. He did go too far. In what has to be one of the worst trends in journalism today, another national reporter has been fired for plagiarism. This time, it was BuzzFeed's "Viral Politics" guy Benny Johnson... [FishbowlDC]

Urban Outfitters (Again) Pulls Ganesh Products After Offending Hindus - Posted July 14, 2014
Another day, another retailer offending members of a major religion by co-opting one of its most revered symbols. Unlike the recent case of designer Roberto Cavalli and a design that just happened ... [FishbowlDC]

The Huffington Post Tops Facebook Publishers In June - Posted July 10, 2014
The Huffington Post was the top ... [AllFacebook]

RAPP Tells BuzzFeed Why It Is the Coolest Place to Work - Posted July 7, 2014
We know very little about what it's like to work for RAPP, the New York-based agency with a digital data focus. However, after scrolling through this ... [GalleyCat]

Coldwell Banker, BuzzFeed Pair Up for Sponsored Content Series - Posted June 17, 2014
A couple of weeks ago, a BuzzFeed listicle that looked a whole lot like a paid placement for Target inspired a bunch of journalists on Twitter to as... [FishbowlDC]

Welcome Back, Justine Sacco - Posted June 17, 2014
Dating app Hot or Not received a lukewarm mention on BuzzFeed this morning, with writer Peter Lauria describing the product as "once massively popular, cruel, and addictive"; his ve... [FishbowlDC]

Buzzfeed + Cats = Perfect Recipe for a Viral Video - Posted June 13, 2014
Cat food brand Friskies has figured out the perfect, deliciously simple formula for a viral video: Buzzfeed + cats, proving once and for all that the internet was, in fact, created for the sole purpose of sharing adorable/hilarious videos of our feline friends. The below ad for Purina's Friskies... [FishbowlDC]

What To Read Today: Interview With Buzzfeed's Jonah Peretti - Posted June 11, 2014
If you only read one thing on the Internet today, this is it. And it will probably be all you have time to read, clocking in at the 91 minute mark according to Medium's estimation. (But hey, if your Tweetdeck is down and ... [10,000 Words]

BuzzFeed Forces Us to Ask, Again: 'What Is Sponsored Content?' - Posted June 6, 2014
Last night on Twitter, quite a few journalists shared this link along with their general "WTF, LOL" responses. I... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Will Focus on Video, Rethink Traffic Partner Program - Posted May 27, 2014
Last Friday BuzzFeed announced it would wind down its traffic partner network in order to focus more on video. Reported Quartz' ... [10,000 Words]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Losing Some Facebook Buzz? - Posted May 21, 2014
April was not kind to BuzzFeed, as the content aggregator saw its total number of Face... [AllFacebook]

Check Out Our Google+ Lunch Chat Hangout Tomorrow: Media Pros Talk Advancement - Posted May 20, 2014
What's on tap for lunch tomorrow, you ask? That would be our career lunch hangout at 1 p.m. EST. We hope you will join us on Google+! Join your MediaJobsDaily editor Vicki Salemi and Mediabistro's managing editor ... [MediaJobsDaily]

MOTHER'S DAY: A Mother Lode Of Stats From The Facebook Data Science Team - Posted May 9, 2014
The Facebook Data Science Team did not mark the fact that ... [AllFacebook]

Finally, Viral Content That's Actually Funny: The Onion To Launch ClickHole.com - Posted April 30, 2014
Watch out Upworthy, BuzzFeed and the other bazillion viral content producers who rely on visitors falling into the rabbit hole of clicking link after viral link on their website. There's soon to be a new, funnier kid on the block who's going after your audience by poking fun at you... [caption id="attachment_27237"... [10,000 Words]

THR 'Most Powerful' List Reflects New Media's Influence - Posted April 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter just released its annual "most powerful people in New York media" list, and the most surprising thing about it is how unsurprising the new listings are. Former Ma... [FishbowlDC]

Brand Marketing Increasingly Includes LGBT Families & Couples, And Consumers Approve - Posted April 15, 2014
BuzzFeed commissioned JWT to conduct an analysis of how Americans feel a... [FishbowlDC]

UPDATED: American Airlines Customer Service Includes Reporting Terror Threats on Twitter - Posted April 14, 2014
In case you missed it, many in our industry feel that social media management and customer service teams should work in unison. The idea is that the fall of the silos separating these disciplines will improve the performance of both. American Airlines is one account that blends the two well, but yesterday... [FishbowlDC]

Reporter Talks to Pulitzer Prize Winner from BuzzFeed's 'NoNoNoNo Cat Room' - Posted April 13, 2014
Few media organizations get as jubilantly jiggy with the juxtaposition as BuzzFeed. And so, we applaud The Independent media editor Ian Burrell for mining that duality throughout his weekend piece on the ... [AllTwitter]

Everything Upworthy Can Teach Journalists - Posted March 27, 2014
This week, New York magazine has a profile of the website we all love to hate: Upworthy. Upworthy is the bane of many a journalist's existence. It peddles in clicks, and has people sharing, painlessly and by the millions, pieces of content that concern topics we actually want to report on. A... [10,000 Words]

STUDY: Users Who Arrive At News Sites Via Facebook Spend Less Time, View Fewer Pages, Return Less Often - Posted March 13, 2014
Facebook's efforts to cozy up to media or... [AllFacebook]

#myinternship: How Can We Make Internship Programs Better? - Posted February 20, 2014
This week, Doree Shafrir over at Buzzfeed wrote about the 'internship hamster wheel,' especially pervasive in our industry. She continued the discussion on T... [10,000 Words]

Spotify's Most-Streamed Valentine's Day Songs and Native Advertising Success - Posted February 16, 2014
Spotify asked its Facebook fans to make a playlist for each feeling evoked on Valentine's Day, adding "Tell us which one you need today, and we'll hook you up." So which tunes won the day? Below are the top five. Whitney Houston would have been happy to know that her iconic "I... [AllFacebook]

Hillary Clinton's Publicist Defends Himself for a Change - Posted February 11, 2014
Philippe Reines is not easily amused, and he's definitely not too fond of the jokers at BuzzFeed. Yet, given the insid... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Buzzes Other Publishers In January Facebook Shares, Engagement - Posted February 6, 2014
BuzzFeed had a strong month in January in terms of engagement on Facebook amo... [AllFacebook]

The Math Behind Viral Content Doesn't Add Up - Posted February 5, 2014
Everybody wants to create that piece of "super-sticky", high-quality content, right? We get it; as bloggers we want to write posts that get attention from unexpected sources, even if that attention sometimes amounts to "... [FishbowlDC]

Hillary Clinton Spokesperson Responds to BuzzFeed's 'Inane' Questions with Poop Jokes - Posted January 28, 2014
Is inane really the right word here? So have you heard about Hillary Clinton recently? Get used to it. Today the Most Important Story concerns her official spokesman Philippe Reines' decision ... [FishbowlDC]

Office Max Fails on 'Daughter Killed in Car Crash' Story - Posted January 24, 2014
We know you heard about this corporate comms nightmare: Gawker, BuzzFeed, Forbes and pretty much every other blog ran stories about the fact that Offic... [FishbowlDC]

The (Other) Real Top 14 PR Twits to Follow in 2014 - Posted January 10, 2014
They'rrrrrrrrre Baaaaaaaaack! ICYMI: PRNewser rang in the New Year with a list of the people we considered the ... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Overtakes HuffPost On NewsWhip's December List Of Top Facebook Publishers - Posted January 10, 2014
BuzzFeed overtook ... [AllFacebook]

Mining Rigs, Pools and Shares: The Bitcoin Hobby Ecosystem - Posted January 7, 2014
(CNBC) Over the holidays, I spent many hours reading up on Bitcoin, and I was struck by just how large the ecosystem and variety of players was. Putting aside the debate around Bitcoin's value, I think there is no debate that this is an intriguing and very, very interesting space. As... [Bitcoins Insider]

Robin Roberts 'Comes Out' In Facebook Post - Posted December 30, 2013
Robin Roberts, co-host of ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed, DuJour Media Group Form Strategic Partnership - Posted December 13, 2013
A small milestone has been added to BuzzFeed's inexorable, awesome-in-19-different-ways march towards world media domination. Starting next spring, the website and DuJour Media Group will begin cross-posting content. From today's announcement: DuJour Media will run BuzzFeed's regular "Tell Us About Your ... [FishbowlLA]

Does Everyone Else Hate These Facebook Changes As Much As We Do? - Posted December 11, 2013
We'd say he's laughing with us, but we're not laughing. Notice anything different about your brand/blog/client Facebook page recently? Uh huh. Take a look at these reach numbers: ... [FishbowlDC]

How Are Facebook's Redesigned Like, Share Buttons Impacting Referral Traffic? - Posted December 10, 2013
Facebook's redesigned like and share buttons... [AllFacebook]

Who Were The Top 10 Facebook Publishers In Nov.? - Posted December 10, 2013
The Huffington Post do... [AllFacebook]

Here's a Simple Solution to Abercrombie's Reputation Problems - Posted December 3, 2013
And the answer is...drumroll please...dump the CEO! It's almost too simple, right? ... [FishbowlDC]

How Publishers Are Benefiting From The Most Recent Tweak To Facebook's News Feed Algorithm - Posted December 2, 2013
Facebook constantly tweaks its News Feed algorithm, which determin... [AllFacebook]

PR, Not Traffic, Got Copyranter Fired from BuzzFeed - Posted November 26, 2013
Mark Duffy, aka Copyranter aka our favorite advertising curmudgeon, made some waves in the incestuous blog news world last month by announcing his imminent departure from BuzzFeed. Ini... [FishbowlDC]

How Facebook Promotes Its Own Events - Posted November 1, 2013
Facebook has begun to promote its own events -- such as the ... [AllFacebook]

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Media Publishers' Social Engagement Is Exploding On Facebook - Posted October 30, 2013
Facebook has introduced several new features in recent weeks aimed at aiding the media industry, including ... [AllFacebook]

Content Forecast: Partly Sunny Skies, Some Clouds and Fog, High Revenue Pressure Front - Posted October 25, 2013
As the lines around content continue to blur, the media industry assessment and outlook has been mixed. The AM2C / American Magazine Media Conference in New York this week convened a wide range of media, ad and tech industry leaders. They off... [FishbowlDC]

Maddox Presents All Of The Reasons Buzzfeed Sucks - Posted October 21, 2013
Maddox's The Best Page In The Universe has been around forever. Longer than I have been writing humor articles on the Web, and that started in 2002. Unlike me though, Maddox managed to turn his website into a wonderful machine that's free of advertising and features a reach wide enough... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Testing Stories To Share For Media - Posted October 21, 2013
Facebook is testing another new feature aimed at ... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Why Listicles Are Here to Stay - Posted October 14, 2013
Listicles, or articles in list form, have been around for decades. Traditional magazines like Cosmopolitan have had them on their cover for years (aka: "10 Sexiest Things To Do With Your Man Tonight!") But the resurgence of the listicle online really found it... [10,000 Words]

Why Fire Copyranter, BuzzFeed? - Posted October 11, 2013
When we read today on FishbowlNY that BuzzFeed had fired its bestest contributor Copyranter (aka Mark Duffy) for "not being ... [FishbowlDC]

Let's All Try To Not Be 'Buzzfeedy' - Posted October 11, 2013
Mark Duffy, better known as Copyranter, tweeted today that we was fired from Buzzfeed for not bein... [10,000 Words]

America's National Parks and Cities Look Great on Instagram - Posted October 2, 2013
This week's government shutdown/crybaby conference provides us with an opportunity to remind everyone that Instagram is a perfect forum for promoting our national parks, which are really quite amazing. This image is the exception: Apparently we are late to the party. The U.S. Department of the Interior's account has been posting for more... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed's Favorite Marketing 'Bot' Account Is a Weird Product Launch Stunt - Posted September 24, 2013
In case you spend even more time trolling blogs and Twitter feeds than we do, you've probably heard of horse_ebooks. Here are prime examples of the feed at work, posted over the past week: No circus act lifts or beach body workouts. -- Horse ebooks (@Horse_ebooks) September 20, 2013 ... [FishbowlDC]

When Sponsored Content Met CSR and Made Magic Happen - Posted September 20, 2013
One thing we can all agree on: PR professionals will spend a lot of time working on sponsored content and corporate social responsibility projects for the foreseeable future. "Sponsored content" is the hottest phrase in PR and marketing right now, primarily because... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed's Ben Smith Calls Out Cameron Winklevoss for Deleting Tweet - Posted September 20, 2013
(Twitter) Ben Smith, editor-in-chief of BuzzFeed.com, posted this tweet recently: Not sure why @winklevoss deleted tweet linking @mariahjsummers piece on his bitcoin musings http://t.co/7jvVNAgxAl https://t.co/HkgYhqE7af— Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) ... [Bitcoins Insider]

ABC's 'Dancing With The Stars' Reaches Deal With Facebook For Content From New APIs - Posted September 16, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars," ... [AllFacebook]

Ketchum Placed Vladimir Putin's Controversial New York Times Op-Ed - Posted September 12, 2013
Vladimir Putin recently took a break from using 90's R&B to encourage Russians to reproduce in order to pen an op-ed for The New York Times. ... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Releases Two APIs That Allow News Organizations To Tap Into Its Real-Time Public Posts - Posted September 9, 2013
Twitter has company in the real-time news-related social media arena, as Facebook Monday announced... [AllFacebook]

Twitter Spoof Lands Writer Great Job - Posted August 2, 2013
The next time someone tells you you're wasting your time composing witty tweets, direct them to this post. Though there was a bit more to it than meets the eye, no doubt, this writer landed a fantastic gig writing for FOX's Us & Them and he has a spoof Twitter account to... [AllFacebook]

Don't Count on BuzzFeed Sponsored Posts to Win the Millennials - Posted July 31, 2013
The chattering classes were all abuzz yesterday about a sponsored post on everyone's favorite site to visit for kitty pic listicles and condescending literary rants. (Wait, what?) Here's the story:... [FishbowlDC]

Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom Responds To BuzzFeed Post On Why Users Don't Know How Many Friends Have Seen Their Posts - Posted July 15, 2013
"The Number Facebook Doesn't Want You to See," a post on ... [AllFacebook]

Where in the World is Tim Pawlenty? - Posted July 5, 2013
Remember Tim Pawlenty? Yeah, neither do I. Apparently, he ran for President or something. Luckily, for all of us who forgot about him, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins is ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where in the World is Tim Pawlenty? - Posted July 5, 2013
Remember Tim Pawlenty? Yeah, neither do I. Apparently, he ran for President or something. Luckily, for all of us who forgot about him, Buzzfeed's McKay Coppins is ... [FishbowlNY]

Ready to Share: Packaging Your Digital Content - Posted June 19, 2013
Chris Johanesen of Buzzfeed says that publishers should ... [10,000 Words]

Sen. Mitch McConnell's Campaign Uses Facebook To Entertain, Persuade Voters - Posted June 17, 2013
From cat videos to "The Harlem Shake," the ... [AllFacebook]

What's On Your iPod John Stanton? - Posted June 12, 2013
We're starting a new series here in the Fishbowl where we catch up with some of your favorite journos to find out what they listen to. The game is simple. Turn on your iPod, put it on shuffle, and tell us the First 5 songs that play. We're going on the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What's On Your iPod John Stanton? - Posted June 12, 2013
We're starting a new series here in the Fishbowl where we catch up with some of your favorite journos to find out what they listen to. The game is simple. Turn on your iPod, put it on shuffle, and tell us the First 5 songs that play. We're going on the... [FishbowlNY]

Hilarious "Mayor vs. Bear" Tweets Go Viral - Posted June 4, 2013
A 250-pound bear climbs a tree in Connecticut, and the local mayor live tweets about it. It sounds like a pretty standard day on Twitter, but this particular encounter was different. It went crazy viral. How does a seemingly ordinary alert from a mayor about a bear incident become the subject of... [10,000 Words]

What You Can Learn From Profitable New Media Companies - Posted May 28, 2013
It ain't easy being in the media business these days, or so they say. There are in fact lots of people allegedly, or actually, raking in digital dollars, according to this ... [10,000 Words]

Separated at Birth: Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson - Posted May 23, 2013
Not long ago, Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson put together a wonderful list featuring members of Congress and their animal lookalikes. While we don't have a list of "30 Animals That Look Like Benny Johnson," we did find one potential clone. Comedian Greg Proops was in town ear... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Separated at Birth: Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson - Posted May 23, 2013
Not long ago, Buzzfeed's Benny Johnson put together a wonderful list featuring members of Congress and their animal lookalikes. While we don't have a list of "30 Animals That Look Like Benny Johnson," we did find one potential clone. Comedian Greg Proops was in town ear... [FishbowlNY]

The Latest, More Serious, Round of Buzzfeed Brews - Posted May 10, 2013
On Monday night, Buzzfeed's Bureau Chief John Stanton sat down with Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH). At the event, there were rumors flying that a bigger, more involved event was in the works. More involv... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Latest, More Serious, Round of Buzzfeed Brews - Posted May 10, 2013
On Monday night, Buzzfeed's Bureau Chief John Stanton sat down with Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH). At the event, there were rumors flying that a bigger, more involved event was in the works. More involv... [FishbowlNY]

House of Cards Cast Parties at Buzzfeed BBQ - Posted April 28, 2013
Once the actual White House Correspondents Dinner was over, a swarm of people descended upon the Jack Rose Dining Saloon for the Buzzfeed BBQ after-party. No crowd drew more attention than the cast of Netflix's House of Cards, who made their way down Florida Ave. (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

House of Cards Cast Parties at Buzzfeed BBQ - Posted April 28, 2013
Once the actual White House Correspondents Dinner was over, a swarm of people descended upon the Jack Rose Dining Saloon for the Buzzfeed BBQ after-party. No crowd drew more attention than the cast of Netflix's House of Cards, who made their way down Florida Ave. (... [FishbowlNY]

Buzzfeed Turns The Tables on WHCD - Posted April 17, 2013
With the White House Correspondents Dinner a little over a week away, most news outlets have made their plans. They've invited guests, scored party invites and rented tuxes. One outlet that won't be representing at the annual nerd prom is Buzzfeed. Desp... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Has This 'Sponsored Content' Thing Down - Posted April 11, 2013
The biggest "must read" story making its way around the web this week is New York Magazine's profile of BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti and his enviably successful approach t... [FishbowlDC]

Marty'd: The Michelle Fields Edition - Posted April 9, 2013
There are few things on the Internet that are as delightful as Marty Rudolf. The Twitter icon fishes for conversation with people from all walks of life, and every now and then, he gets a response. The more entertaining exchanges make it into our feature we like to call, "Marty'd." One recent... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Marty'd: The Michelle Fields Edition - Posted April 9, 2013
There are few things on the Internet that are as delightful as Marty Rudolf. The Twitter icon fishes for conversation with people from all walks of life, and every now and then, he gets a response. The more entertaining exchanges make it into our feature we like to call, "Marty'd." One recent... [FishbowlNY]

Someone Finally Told The New York Times About Sponsored Content - Posted April 8, 2013
We know it's something of a stereotype that traditional and especially print media tend to take their time in arriving at/commenting on a hot story. Such is the case with The New York Times, which made waves this weekend by ... [FishbowlDC]

Edelman's Content Strategist Explains the New 'Content Marketing' Model - Posted March 29, 2013
This week we posted on Weber Shandwick's decision to publicize its new content-creation wing, Mediaco, and what that means for th... [FishbowlDC]

The One Club Launches Newsfeeder To Feature Most Creative Facebook Posts By Brands - Posted March 27, 2013
Creativity is key for brands on Facebook... [AllFacebook]

How Has Facebook Changed News Delivery? - Posted March 25, 2013
When Facebook introduced its redesigned News Feed, it did more than change how people vie... [AllFacebook]

What's Stanton Tweeting? - Posted March 22, 2013
We spend a lot of time knocking people around for their dumb activities on Twitter. Today is different. Stand back everyone, we're about to get positive. We've found that no one captures the spirit of this effed-up city better than Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau Chief, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What's Stanton Tweeting? - Posted March 22, 2013
We spend a lot of time knocking people around for their dumb activities on Twitter. Today is different. Stand back everyone, we're about to get positive. We've found that no one captures the spirit of this effed-up city better than Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau Chief, ... [FishbowlNY]

Facebook Actually Does Help Deliver News - Posted March 18, 2013
Maybe Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's comparison of News Feed to a personalized newsp... [AllFacebook]

Disney's 'Branded Content' Site Looks a Whole Lot Like BuzzFeed - Posted March 18, 2013
Our apologies for missing this story amidst all our posts about companies hiring brand journalists to create original "sticky" content: The Walt Disney Company's new "Oh My Disney" blog is a perfect illustration of the larger trend.... [FishbowlDC]

A Day in the Life of Dana Perino - Posted March 12, 2013
It's been a while since we've checked in with Dana Perino, part of "The Five" on Fox News. These days, her twitter feed is nothing more than one long love letter to her pooch, Jasper. Even when she's not twe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Day in the Life of Dana Perino - Posted March 12, 2013
It's been a while since we've checked in with Dana Perino, part of "The Five" on Fox News. These days, her twitter feed is nothing more than one long love letter to her pooch, Jasper. Even when she's not twe... [FishbowlNY]

'The Startup Legitimizer': Instant PR! - Posted March 8, 2013
Sometimes the key for a startup or other new business venture looking to break out can be a single article in a big-name magazine or newspaper. What startup founder looking for "Angel investors" wouldn't want to say "did you see us in the Wall Street Journal?" Of course,... [FishbowlDC]

Is Politico Ripping Off Buzzfeed? - Posted March 6, 2013
On Tuesday night, Buzzfeed held its second installment of "Buzzfeed Brews" in Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief John Stanton sat down with Sen. Kirsten Gil... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is Politico Ripping Off Buzzfeed? - Posted March 6, 2013
On Tuesday night, Buzzfeed held its second installment of "Buzzfeed Brews" in Washington, D.C. Bureau Chief John Stanton sat down with Sen. Kirsten Gil... [FishbowlNY]

Pretty Much Everybody Published Malaysian Government Propaganda - Posted March 1, 2013
Well, this is certainly NOT a case of earned media: this week a Department of Justice filing covered by BuzzFeed revealed that the current... [FishbowlDC]

Sponsored Content: How Much is Too Much? - Posted February 22, 2013
The past few months have been a rocky one for sponsored online content or "advertorials." Between the Atlantic's Scientology dust-up and increasing paid content on websites like Buzzfeed and various outlets within ... [10,000 Words]

Facebook And A Pixar Artist Are Trying To Reinvent Emoticons - Posted February 11, 2013
Facebook has been trying to rethink emoticons. First, it placed them ... [AllFacebook]

BuzzFeed Shines an 'Unflattering' Spotlight on Beyonc 's PR Team - Posted February 6, 2013
The Baltimore Ravens may have won the game, but the team really came in second on Super Bowl Sunday: first was a ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Reporters Finally Realizing No One Cares About Media Reporting - Posted February 5, 2013
Breaking: Media reporters might finally have taken their heads out of the sand -- at least for just this week! -- and realized that about 96 percent of people don't care about media. Not anymore, that is. ... [FishbowlLA]

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg To Host Fundraiser For N.J. Gov. Chris Christie - Posted January 24, 2013
Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey G... [AllFacebook]

What's 'Native Advertising' All About, Anyway? - Posted January 10, 2013
Native advertising: you've heard the term, and you're going to hear it quite often in the months ahead. We haven't directly addressed it on this blog yet, so here goes: First: any web surfer will tell you that banner ads (aka "traditional paid media") are on the w... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Lives to LOL Another Day - Posted January 3, 2013
Today brings the unsurprising news that BuzzFeed, the king of all things quick, visual and viral, received nearly $20 million in the latest round of financing from its inve... [FishbowlDC]

Where in the World is Michelle Fields? - Posted December 14, 2012
Since departing The Daily Caller, Michelle Fields has kept a low profile. You can still catch her on TV every now and then, but she has focused her efforts into her own website, www.MichelleFields.com.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Where in the World is Michelle Fields? - Posted December 14, 2012
Since departing The Daily Caller, Michelle Fields has kept a low profile. You can still catch her on TV every now and then, but she has focused her efforts into her own website, www.MichelleFields.com.... [FishbowlNY]

Fish Food - Posted December 13, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) NYT's Mark Leibovich 'a fraud'-- A truly ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fish Food - Posted December 13, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) NYT's Mark Leibovich 'a fraud'-- A truly ... [FishbowlNY]

Sisley Cosmetics Sued for Pregnancy Discrimination - Posted November 28, 2012
This afternoon, Buzzfeed Shift brings news of a pending discrimination lawsuit a... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller's Feud With Ben Smith Persists - Posted November 28, 2012
There is still plenty of bad blood between The Daily Caller and websites that employ Ben Smith. We've devoted plenty of time to the fights between The Daily Caller and Politico, but it seems that they are turning thei... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Daily Caller's Feud With Ben Smith Persists - Posted November 28, 2012
There is still plenty of bad blood between The Daily Caller and websites that employ Ben Smith. We've devoted plenty of time to the fights between The Daily Caller and Politico, but it seems that they are turning thei... [FishbowlNY]

Martha Stewart, Hipster Queen? - Posted November 26, 2012
If we were drawing up a profile of the world's most passionate Martha Stewart fan, we probably wouldn't include details like tattoos, punk roc... [FishbowlDC]

Everyone Fooled by Fake Google Press Release - Posted November 26, 2012
In an almost comic case of pretty much everybody getting it wrong, a score of major publishers ran with a big-news press release that turned out t... [FishbowlDC]

Podhoretz Fake 'Bored' By BuzzFeed - Posted November 16, 2012
Commentary's John Podhoretz continued his harassment-flirting with BuzzFeed earlier in the week, telling one of their reporters he was late on a development in the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal. "Wait, w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Podhoretz Fake 'Bored' By BuzzFeed - Posted November 16, 2012
Commentary's John Podhoretz continued his harassment-flirting with BuzzFeed earlier in the week, telling one of their reporters he was late on a development in the Gen. David Petraeus sex scandal. "Wait, w... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed Campaign Scribe McKay Coppins May Wear 'Strange, Exotic' Mormon Underpants - Posted November 14, 2012
Throughout the election it became common knowledge that BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins was the Mormon covering the Mitt Romney campaign. Coppins twe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed Campaign Scribe McKay Coppins May Wear 'Strange, Exotic' Mormon Underpants - Posted November 14, 2012
Throughout the election it became common knowledge that BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins was the Mormon covering the Mitt Romney campaign. Coppins twe... [FishbowlNY]

Hurricane a Big PR Win for...The MTA? - Posted November 2, 2012
Yes, we're still a little overwhelmed by all the Sandy stories, but we'd like to bring you another example of a brand that scored a PR win during the storm. This story is even more relevant because the brand in question, The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has a generally ter... [FishbowlDC]

Sandy Twitter Troll Outed and Shamed - Posted November 1, 2012
To the unfortunate few who pay attention to online flame wars: the nightmare is over. ComfortablySmug--the Twitter "troll" who posted false messages during Hurricane Sandy claiming that Con Ed was about to shut off power to a... [FishbowlDC]

New Media Faces Wild Ride During Frankenstorm - Posted October 31, 2012
For people lucky enough to have power for their computers or juice in their smartphone, Twitter was an infinitely superior news source than TV during Fra... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Media Faces Wild Ride During Frankenstorm - Posted October 31, 2012
For people lucky enough to have power for their computers or juice in their smartphone, Twitter was an infinitely superior news source than TV during Fra... [FishbowlNY]

Axelrod and Scarborough Make a Hairy Wager - Posted October 31, 2012
On Wednesday morning's "Morning Joe" program, Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod made an on-air bet that he would shave off the mustache he has worn for 40 years if President Obama lost Minnesota, Michigan or Pennsylvania. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Axelrod and Scarborough Make a Hairy Wager - Posted October 31, 2012
On Wednesday morning's "Morning Joe" program, Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod made an on-air bet that he would shave off the mustache he has worn for 40 years if President Obama lost Minnesota, Michigan or Pennsylvania. ... [FishbowlNY]

Hurricane Sandy Takes Down Gawker Media, Mediaite, HuffPost, BuzzFeed [Update] - Posted October 30, 2012
Hurricane Sandy hit the city hard, and along with flooding and devastation, several media companies saw their sites go down. All Gawker Media sites, Mediaite, The Huffington Post, and BuzzFeed were down at some point as Sandy made its way across land. The source of the outage is flooding at Datagram, which... [FishbowlLA]

NewsWhip: Huffington Post Killing It On Facebook - Posted October 24, 2012
The mark of a successful news story in t... [AllFacebook]

Old Media Kicking Ass on Facebook - Posted October 23, 2012
What you're looking at is part of a chart of the media websites with the most shared and liked content on Facebook (click for full version.) While Huffington Post leads the pack, it's worth noting that most of the sites in the top 40 are old media properties like the New... [FishbowlLA]

Punchable Journos and Sexy Women - Posted October 22, 2012
The Daily Caller has been running some interesting slideshows as of late. On Sunday night, they prepared everyone for the looming work week by showing sexy women and Donald Trump licking ice cream cones. We don't know how Trump got lumped in with sexy women, but so be it. The slideshow... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Punchable Journos and Sexy Women - Posted October 22, 2012
The Daily Caller has been running some interesting slideshows as of late. On Sunday night, they prepared everyone for the looming work week by showing sexy women and Donald Trump licking ice cream cones. We don't know how Trump got lumped in with sexy women, but so be it. The slideshow... [FishbowlNY]

Richard Rushfield to Head New BuzzFeed LA Bureau - Posted October 22, 2012
BuzzFeed is expanding its reach to Hollywood with a well-stocked Los Angeles bureau. Richard Rushfield, former entertainment editor for LATimes.com and west coast editor of Gawker, will sit at the helm. ... [FishbowlLA]

Journalists Note Facebook's Role In 2012 Election - Posted October 4, 2012
Some of the premier journalists of the 2012 election cycle joined ... [AllFacebook]

Bad PR: Clinton Rep Tells Buzzfeed Reporter to 'F**k Off' - Posted September 24, 2012
Today in Bad Media Relations News, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's well-named spokesman ... [FishbowlDC]

Roll Call: Syndicate Media Group, GolinHarris, BuzzFeed, and More - Posted September 19, 2012
Syndicate Media Group has announced the promotion of Samantha Kain to the position of managing director. In her new role, Kain will oversee team management and client profitability in the agency's 27 -person New York office. She will also work closely with Syndicate's Los Angeles office to manage national accounts and... [FishbowlDC]

Did Chick-Fil-A Create The Facebook Profile Of Abby Farle? - Posted July 25, 2012
Not long after Atlanta-based fast food restaurant Chick-Fil-A was grilled on Facebook for its stance on gay marriage, the compan... [AllFacebook]

Revolving Door: Bloomberg TV, the 'NYTimes' and Buzzfeed, 'Elle Accessories' - Posted June 18, 2012
Here's Bloomberg TV's new lineup. [via TVNewser] Don Lemon is outraged at Tucker Carlson over his defense of The Daily Caller's Neil ... [FishbowlDC]

Report: Facebook Testing Feature That Allows Offsite Ads To Be Shared - Posted June 13, 2012
Facebook continued its focus on presenting marketers with more options by testing a new offering that allows advertisers to use open graph to enable sharing of non-Facebook ads on the social... [AllFacebook]

Follow Comedy Central's Coverage Of GOP Primary Returns Tonight On Twitter - Posted April 24, 2012
Are you planning to pay close attention to tonight's East Coast GOP primary returns? If so, consider adding a little humor to your night by following Comedy Central's Indecision cov... [AllTwitter]

BuzzFeed Launches Social 'Animals' Vertical - Posted April 10, 2012
Brace yourself. BuzzFeed just launched a new Animals vertical featuring animal-related geekery. I've already spent half an hour on it. In a nutshell, it's Cute Overload or ICanHasCheezburger for people who can spell. Founded in 2008, BuzzFeed sifts through the content on the Web to find the stories that are destined... [AllFacebook]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [FishbowlNY]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [FishbowlDC]

Watch: Jonah Peretti Describes Launching The Huffington Post and BuzzFeed - Posted March 21, 2012
In the final part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah Peretti, the internet entrepreneur talks about launching The Huffingto... [FishbowlLA]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [morningmedianewsfeed]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part "Media Beat" interview with Jonah P... [FishbowlNY]

BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti: 'Our Reporters Are Doing the Kind of Work Reporters Love to Do' - Posted March 19, 2012
In the first part of our three-part Media Beat interview with ... [FishbowlLA]

Why You Shouldn't Ignore FWD, BuzzFeed's New Tech Vertical - Posted March 5, 2012
BuzzFeed has launched a new tech vertical, FWD. Yes, it is another tech site to bookmark. Yes, the market is getting pretty crowded with them. But please don... [10,000 Words]

Revolving Door: TechCrunch, 'Spin,' BuzzFeed, and More - Posted February 27, 2012
News just broke about an hour ago ago that TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld is leaving the company and Eric Eldon is moving up the masthead. Schonfeld too... [FishbowlDC]

The Pros and Cons of Covering the Election on Twitter - Posted February 16, 2012
Social media's imprint on presidential election coverage continues to expand. As Jim Roberts, assistant managing editor at The New York Times... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Greg Kelly, GigaOm & paidContent, and More - Posted February 10, 2012
Greg Kelly is back on the air at Good Day New York after authorities decided not to prosecute ... [FishbowlDC]

Revolving Door: Newspapers Down, Magazines Up; Changes at ABC; and More - Posted December 15, 2011
[caption id="attachment_31506" align="alignleft" width="171" caption="Photo: Evan Agostini/AGOEV, via Associated Press"][/caption] A new report from the USC Annenberg Center says that most newspapers will be gone in five years. ... [GalleyCat]

Most Popular FishbowlNY Stories for the Week - Posted December 9, 2011
Here's a look at what FishbowlNY stories made the most buzz this week. NFL Magazine's Inaugural Issue Catches Tebow Fever, December 5 ... [FishbowlLA]

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