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HuffPost's Ferguson Fellowship $40k Crowd-Funding Goal Met - Posted September 12, 2014
In August, The Huffington Post joined with Beacon Reader, a crowdfunding platform for primarily freelance journalists, to launch the Ferguson Fellowship, a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPost's Ferguson Fellowship $40k Crowd-Funding Goal Met - Posted September 12, 2014
In August, The Huffington Post joined with Beacon Reader, a crowdfunding platform for primarily freelance journalists, to launch the Ferguson Fellowship, a... [FishbowlNY]

HuffPost Responds to Criticisms on Crowd Sourced Ferguson Fellowship - Posted August 22, 2014
Yesterday, The Huffington Post announced the creation of the Ferguson Fellowship, a partnership with the Beacon Reader to enable a citizen journalist to "monitor the activity of the local and count... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPost Responds to Criticisms on Crowd Sourced Ferguson Fellowship - Posted August 22, 2014
Yesterday, The Huffington Post announced the creation of the Ferguson Fellowship, a partnership with the Beacon Reader to enable a citizen journalist to "monitor the activity of the local and count... [FishbowlNY]

5 Social TV Stories You May Have Missed - Posted May 16, 2014
From NBC using Whisper to promote 'Rosemary's Baby' to E! launching an 'Instagram Wall' to tr... [Inside 3D Printing News]

Gawker's Nick Denton on Boredom, Commenters, and Niche Audiences - Posted November 16, 2011
[caption id="attachment_30292" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="An image from Deadspin's Tiger Woods coverage."][/caption] Gawker Media founder Nick De... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPo May Not Be Driving As Much Traffic By Aggregating Your Articles As You'd Like to Think - Posted July 11, 2011
The Huffington Post defends its use of aggregation in part by claiming that it drives major traffic to the sites featuring the original stories, so it's in a happy, symbiotic relationship with the media at large. But is this really true? At Ad Age, ... [FishbowlLA]

Bin Laden News Takes Its Place in Social Media History - Posted May 2, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20254" align="alignnone" width="460" caption="A graph of the spike in page views surrounding the news of bin Laden's death."][/caption] Last Friday, the Internet strained under the weight of all the interest in the Royal Wedding. Over the past 18 hours or so, the Internet has once again been tested by... [FishbowlDC]

The Press Release is Dead, Again - Posted September 13, 2010
Hey look: someone else decided that the press release is officially "dead." This time, it's Advertising Age media columnist Simon Dumenco, who says Twitter is the killer: The long-suffering, much-maligned press release, I'd argue, finally died this summer, thanks particularly to JetBlue and BP, with a little moral support... [FishbowlDC]

We Still Love Simon Dumenco - Posted July 10, 2009
Media columnist for Advertising Age Simon Dumenco, who once won our affections by calling Huffington Post a "media plantation" penned a farcical satire of Sarah Palin and her ... [FishbowlLA]

Simon Dumenco Takes on Huffpo...Again - Posted June 1, 2009
Ad Age media columnist, Simon Dumenco pulls no punches when it comes to Huffpo. He once called the site a 'media plantation.' A line we quote at cocktail parties all the time...unless... [FishbowlLA]

Crazy Dude Launches Print Music Mag: Will Blurt Survive? - Posted April 23, 2009
The first print issue of Blurt hit newsstands late last month. It's a glossy magazine about indie rock. It has had a web site, http://blurt-online.com, for nine months. And now publisher and former musician Scott Crawford thinks it's time to launch a print mag... [MediaJobsDaily]

New Media Blog Coming To The Market? - Posted March 26, 2009
Our sister publication, FishBowlNY, has an interesting update to our Dan Abrams story, with exclusive content from Abrams and his right-hand woman Rachel... [MediaJobsDaily]

Morning Reading List, 01.06.09 - Posted January 6, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 01.06.09 - Posted January 6, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08 - Posted October 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 10.07.08 - Posted October 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlNY]

The Daily Beast Launches - Posted October 6, 2008
Tina Brown's The Daily Beast is up and open for business. She answers questions here. The site is named after the paper in ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.07 - Posted September 25, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Jon Stewart could totally take Tucker Carlson in a fist fight. CBSNews.com's Matthew Felling -- fresh back from his stint on "Morning Joe" -- is hosting today's "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.07 - Posted September 25, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Jon Stewart could totally take Tucker Carlson in a fist fight. CBSNews.com's Matthew Felling -- fresh back from his stint on "Morning Joe" -- is hosting today's "... [FishbowlNY]

79 Short Essays Gets Very Short Listed, But They Still Want Michael Bierut to be the Capital of Lebanon - Posted September 12, 2007
We were jazzed to see one of our favorite books skyrocket to the top of the VSL charts. But even here, in this online world founded by peeps who we assume a... [UnBeige]

79 Short Essays Gets Very Short Listed, But They Still Want Michael Bierut to be the Capital of Lebanon - Posted September 12, 2007
We were jazzed to see one of our favorite books skyrocket to the top of the VSL charts. But even here, in this online world founded by peeps who we assume a... [AgencySpy]

Joshua Ferris Is the Upton Sinclair of Advertising - Posted March 6, 2007
Then We Came to the End is a new novel by Joshua Ferris that's currently making waves with ad and design folk for presenting an unflattering yet brilliant mirror in which to see ourselves. The main character works as a copywriter in a Chicago ad agency just after the dot-com collapse... [UnBeige]

Joshua Ferris Is the Upton Sinclair of Advertising - Posted March 6, 2007
Then We Came to the End is a new novel by Joshua Ferris that's currently making waves with ad and design folk for presenting an unflattering yet brilliant mirror in which to see ourselves. The main character works as a copywriter in a Chicago ad agency just after the dot-com collapse... [AgencySpy]

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