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Michael Wolff Refuses To Comment On Adweek Typo

It’s been an interesting morning, folks.

We had Adweek editorial director Michael Wolff in our studio for an episode of Media Beat. Unfortunately, we didn’t realize until after AgencySpy‘s Kiran Aditham had finished the interview that an important tidbit was forgotten: that typo on the first relaunched issue of Adweek.

“Huh? What error? I don’t see no error,” said Wolff.

I’m kidding. That’s only my re-enactment, but his real response wasn’t too far off:

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College Humor Co-Founder: Celebrity Retweeting Doesn’t Guarantee Traffic As Well As Facebook Sharing

Is Twitter really a private lock box for your deepest secrets? Ricky Van Veen, co-founder  of College Humor, explains how he and his team of video comics come up with crazy ideas like that in this new episode of Media Beat.

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College Humor’s Ricky Van Veen: ‘How Do You Stay Relevant In The Comedy World?’

If you’ve ever laughed your ace off watching a random Jake and Amir skit your friend showed you, you probably went on to watch the entire series. It’s that good. With more 85 million video views a month, a successful Tumblr page and two of the most recognizable web-based comedy talents ever, CollegeHumor.com is helping New York-based IAC laugh all the way to the bank.

One of the co-founders, Ricky Van Veen, stopped into the mediabistro.com offices a couple weeks ago for our video series Media Beat. We began by talking about how the 11-year-old site is growing up.

Part 2: College Humor Co-Founder: Celebrity Retweeting Doesn’t Guarantee Traffic As Well As Facebook Sharing

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UPDATE: Colby Hall emailed us to say that they linked to FishbowlDC once they learned of the mistake. Mediaite didn’t steal the piece, and we don’t really think they’re shady. We — like they would have — were simply looking for proper linkage, while also linking to an article that questioned the site.

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