Huffington Post :: If you’re a politics wonk sick of reading about the NBA, or a sports fan sick of reading about Congress, Facebook is here to help out.
Nieman Lab :: Newsgeist — formerly known, just as idiosyncratically, as Newsfoo — is an annual-or-so unconference/gathering of journalists, technologists, media execs, and other future-of-news types for discussion, mingling, and pretty good food.
Buzzfeed :: If you are interested in dispatches Russia from right now, one of the best places to turn is a hectic second-floor pre-war apartment on an unprepossessing stretch of Valdemara Street, next door to the Latvian Statistical Bureau and a few blocks from where John F. Kennedy spent part of the summer of 1939.
Facebook offers advertisers the option to pay for video ads only if users view them for at least 10 seconds
New York Times :: Facebook is giving advertisers the option to pay for video ads only if users view them for at least 10 seconds, as the social media company faces pressure over how it charges for ads.
Guardian :: In interview before his last day in job, CEO says going public accelerated short-term-thinking, and regulation would pose threat to free speech.
Digiday :: Today's your lucky day: Here are four unconventional advertising schemes that will work on millennials.
Digiday :: CNN may be a leader in political TV news coverage, but to reach new audiences, it had to beef up its online offering. So Ed O’Keefe, wdho was hired from NowThis to bring CNN some startup cred, took an unconventional approach to hiring, raiding traditional news outlets instead of other broadcasters.