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Posts Tagged ‘Mediavest’

eMedia Vitals Launches with Party At Social Bar

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eMedia Vitals is not your normal aggregation site. Instead, it lends its arms out to publishers and content producers as well. While most aggregators are content to just piggy-back on other people’s content and get whatever pageviews or ad sales are to be found out there, eMedia working with them to create revenue for their product.

Last night, the new media company held a launch party at New York’s social bar. Pictures after the jump.

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Newsweek Calls Thrillist-Tripping Journos on Ethics Violations

JMLogoSquare.jpgThe 150 journalists and guests who had the pleasure of vacationing last weekend in Jamaica for free were repaying their hosts/benefactors, Thrillist.com and Jetblue, with tons of tweets and Internet hype. Some would say that’s worth it’s weight in gold for the New York-based daily e-mail group, or they wouldn’t keep throwing these elaborate parties.

In fact, for most freelancing journalists, getting on Thrillist’s Director of Communications Flavie Bagnol‘s good side means invitations to nightclubs, Vegas, and even the Hamptons, all with goodie bags and free drinks.

But no good deed goes unpunished, as they say.

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Traveling Game Show Coming To Town

cwoolery01.jpgIn Touch Weekly is hosting a “traveling game show,” called Hollywood Hotseat, that, you guessed it, travels around the country pitting top advertising agencies against each other in a test of celebrity knowledge. (Oh, that’s not what you guessed?)

The Los Angeles edition will film here on Wednesday, featuring agency teams from Carat, DDB, Horizon Media, Initiative, Mediacom, MediaVest, OMD, RPA, Universal McCann, and ZenithOptimedia.

And, of course, it’s hosted by Chuck Woolery.

Since this is a game show about people who write press releases, it’s only fair to include the press release:

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