Politico enraged much of the media this morning when it published an article accusing top competitors The New York Times and The Washington Post of biased campaign coverage, favoring President Barack Obama.
To us, it seemed like a shameless beat-sweetener. Signal to the G.O.P. that you think the other guys were unfair, the thinking goes, and then watch the Mitt Romney exclusives roll in.
BuzzFeed launched a new tech blog today, FWD. Not “forward” as in, like, progress, but “forward” as in sharing. Spreading content on the social web. FWD editor Matt Buchanan lays it out in his introduction post:
“FWD is a way to share things. To pass them on. To nudge the conversation about technology in a different direction–maybe not the next level, exactly, but at least a different one. It’s fundamentally social, which is simply the way more and more of the web works now. Social is the web’s new reality.”
Andrew Cuomo, who has taken his budget barnstorming around the state, makes the case to New Yorkers who couldn’t make it to Rochester or Hempstead or Binghamton with a video delivered from the Red Room, which he calls the most beautiful room in the entire state Capitol.
Cuomo tries to pin the prospect of a Read More
Media brands including Daily Beast, Mediaite, Hollywood Life and Crushable effectively issued a “bring it on” to comment trolls this morning by launching channels on VYou, the New York-based question-and-answer site where users record video answers to questions that can be submitted anonymously. (Shushannah Walshe, Daily Beast reporter and Read More
Hot on the heels of Carl Paladino’s much anticipated announcement, the Cuomo campaign is out with a statement that can be summarized in four words: This man is crazy.
Says campaign spokesman Josh Vlasto:
Carl Paladino and his handlers can’t con New Yorkers. They have seen the real Carl and they know he is unfit Read More
One of my favorite reporters, Dan Janison, is featured in a new ad from Newsday, running throughout Cablevision.
The ad, I think, underscores the fact that even newspapers with a complete domination of a geographical region–Long Island in this case–need to advertise their products, and not just rely on old faithful readers picking up the Read More