Steve Kandell is going to BuzzFeed to become the editor of the website’s new foray into longform, narrative journalism. Mr. Kandell was the Editor-in-Chief at SPIN during the magazine’s redesign and has worked as a freelance editor at Details.
“Even though print itself is becoming less prevalent, the conversation-provoking longform journalism and profiles that have long been a staple Read More
La Vida Loko
Months after the beloved caffeine-blasted booze got banned from New York’s bodegas, Phusion Projects is hoping Four Loko can still sell without the kick.
Maer Roshan’s new addiction news site, The Fix, has published a sprawling 5,000-word profile of the parent company that gifted the world with Four Loko. So who are these princes Read More
As 2010 came to a close, Longreads — a site that collects those superb stories that require a bit of a time investment — asked for a little help from its friends. Notable writers were encouraged to blog about their top longform stories of the closing year, and the site’s founder Mark Armstrong would Read More
After making too many frustrating 40-minute commutes with an empty Instapaper queue, Mark Armstrong, director of content at internet startup Bundle, decided to ask for some help. His idea: convince both consumers and producers of news to rally around the concept of “longreads.” Armstrong snapped up the @longreads Twitter handle and hyped the Read More