Nick Brien Joins Hearst: Named CEO iCrossing, President Magazines Marketing Services

A 30-year industry veteran, Brien, 53, most recently was a consultant, board advisor and investor in advertising technology start-ups. Previously, he spent seven years at IPG, including two stormy years as CEO of McCann Worldgroup from 2010 to 2012, when he was replaced by Harris Diamond. ...


Mr. Spock And Us

When I saw that Leonard Nimoy had died, I thought, oh, boy, here comes another social-media meltdown. Sure enough, Facebook and Twitter did not disappoint. For about 12 hours last Friday, about half the posts on ...

Events & Awards

Each year, all year, MediaPost hosts more than 30 events across a range of marketing disciplines ... including our OMMA events, Insider Summits and Creative Media, OMMA and Appy Awards. Chances are some are just right for you.

Bob Garfield: Garfield At Large
Why Google And Facebook Deserve Your Trust, Without Reservation

There are clearly two cultures occupying the same country, with very different ideas of what constitutes a gift, an agreement and perpetuity. I speak, of course, of the culture of Big Social on the one hand, ...

Daily Online Examiner
Comcast Merger Still Poses Threat, Critics Warn

If Comcast's $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable goes through, the deal will extend the company's broadband footprint, leaving it as the only option for high-speed broadband in many U.S. homes. Critics say that even ...

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