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  • Contact: Hackers, Delighted
    The Gray Lady has thrown her petticoat up over her head and invited you in. When The New York Times Corp. held its bring-a-hacker-to-work day last month (more formally known ...
  • Contact: Lapping It Up
    Waterboarding might be too lenient (if satisfyingly appropriate) a punishment for Craig Zucker, the founder of Tap'dNY. Tap'd is a company that rented a Brooklyn warehouse, opened up a water ...
  • Disney Buys Into Hulu
    Count Disney in. The Walt Disney Co. is joining NBC Universal, News Corp. and Providence Equity Partners as a joint venture partner and equity owner of the popular online video ...
  • Media Person of the Year: All Over but the Shouting
    When you ask people: Who had the biggest impact on media last year? Who changed the rules we all play by? Who opened our eyes? Who was the Person of ...
  • The Whole World Is Interactive
    At MediaPost's Digital Out-of-Home Forum and Expo Trevor Kaufman, CEO of Schematic, addressed DOH's "evil cookie" and looked to a future where every screen just wants to be played w ...
  • Digital Out-of-Home: Future Is Limitless
    Trevor Kaufman, CEO of Schematic, says digital out-of-home is in its early, inchoate stages -- and anything could happen. "We're extremely excited about the creative possibilities that come out of ...
  • Plate
    The editors of Plate magazine have never met a pun they did not like. These guys might make the headline writers at the New York Post blush. The most recent ...
  • 'USA Today' Gets In the MMA Ring
    USA Today is about as mainstream as you can get. Its readership might not be the mixed martial arts' Dude Demo sweet spot, but the national newspaper is getting in ...
  • Volkswagen's Night At The Museum
    As part of a two-month-long effort to highlight the Volkswagen CC's high design and innovation, MediaCom gave the new take on the Volkswagen Passat (CC stands for Comfort Coup) high ...
  • The Venom Of The Crowd
    When Adam Feldman, a theater critic and arts writer for Time Out New York, wrote a moving and considered tribute to Natasha Richardson under an "RIP" headline, there was only ...
  • A Search Tool Sifts Smarter
    The Financial Times Group released its innovative semantic search tool, Newssift, in beta Wednesday. More than just a business-oriented search engine, Newssift uses a specialized relevancy algorithm developed by ...
  • Playboy Embraces Reality Shows
    Most people probably think Playboy TV is still an endless loop of Miss March in the shower. This is because the channel, which offers subscription and VOD options, has never ...
  • 'T'-icked Off: Font Front In The Information War
    The New York Times Co. isn't happy that Newser decides to use its iconic "T" to denote content from the times. What's a letter worth? If you are The New ...
  • GOOD ON PAPER Has HD jumped the shark?
    If you needed any further proof that we are knee-deep in the days of high-def everything, no matter how ridiculous, look no further than the "High Definition Napkin" (HDN for ...
  • Posse Comes for Shepard Fairey
    Shepard fairey had a rough february. first the ap threatened to charge the artist, who came to national prominence with his Obama Hope posters, with copyright infringement. Then Boston police ...
  • In the Realms of the Unreal
    Hal Holbrook looks as if he is going to cry. The 89-year-old veteran actor may have good reason. He stares directly into the camera, delivering his lines with the gravitas ...
  • Contact:Going the Other Way
    It might turn out that the most unrealistic and Pollyannish aspect of the fake July 4, 2009, "Iraq War Ends" edition of The New York Times distributed by pranksters last ...
  • Showing Some Skin
    When the producers of neil labute's latest play, "Reasons to Be Pretty," held an open casting call in New York this January looking for "real people, with real bodies ...
  • Best Creative: Firstborn
    What sort of a year has it been for Firstborn? "Well, shooting a guy in an animatronic bear costume was definitely a first," senior vice president and executive director Dan ...
  • Deep Fried Fetish
    When Keith Sweat sings about McNuggets he croons, "You know that you're the one I want;" then, breathlessly, "You're the one I need." He whispers to the McNuggets that it's ...
  • Too High to Die
    Diesel, we're not quite sure what you sniff, snort and smoke in your marketing meetings, but we thank our lucky slaughterhouses for whatever heroin-induced vision produced the marketing rock opera ...
  • A Mighty Long Time
    Talk about staying power. "A Diamond is Forever" debuted in 1948 and outlasted the agency that coined it, N.W. Ayer & Sons - which was acquired by Publicis and absorbed ...
  • Media Client of the Year: Barack Obama
    A political campaign is a long, hard slog. For the media team, it's an endurance test of creative strategy. The Barack Obama presidential campaign innovated at every twist and turn, ...
  • Stoned Slackers Get the Message
    The hordes of squatters are a perennial free Wi-Fi dilemma in coffeehouses. They buy one cup of coffee and then sit for hours, scaring away new customers and taking up ...
  • Countdown to Extinction
    As a light and fun distraction from the events of the day, why not ponder what 12 things you'd save if the world were ending? What a refreshing break from ...
  • RIP Radar
    Radar is dead and buried. But it died with its sunglasses on and the radio playing. Services were held at the new NYC club, Citrine - the magazine went out ...
  • Dawn of the Dead
    The undertaker has had a busy month. After being bludgeoned by Scientologists, Mort Zuckerman, Jeffrey Epstein and Ron Burkle, Radar went down for the third time. Men's Vogue sputtered and ...
  • Little Boxes
    Perhaps all iPod spots - even before Feist got in everyone's heads - have begun with the music. The latest are no different, but they don't end there. The tag ...
  • I Just Love Your Flashy Ways
    This had to be the best pitch we got all month: "I found you can hypnotize yourself if you stare at the creative long enough." This came courtesy of Dana ...
  • Full Bleed
    Publishing can be a bloody business. A passage in the recently released doorstop from Taschen Books, A History of Advertising, tells the story of how Leo Burnett brought a little ...