A Rare Tumblr Stumblr

A Rare Tumblr Stumblr

Consumers of today’s most edge-worthy media have more than their fair share of caustic fodder to digest, what with Gawker and its sibling sites. I mean who doesn’t relish Hamilton Nolan’s periodic profane-laden posts? Those sites’ owner, Mr. Nick Denton, recently resurrected Valley Wag to add some much-needed spice to the echo chamber that dominates […]

New Media’s Movers & Shakers

New Media’s Movers & Shakers

Publicity Club of NY Panel on Contributed Content Last week the Publicity Club of New York hosted a luncheon that featured a handful of editorial gatekeepers responsible for “contributed content” at their media organizations. Our panel included (l. to r.): Jessica Liebman, managing editor, Business Insider; Frank Wilkinson, Editorial Board member, Bloomberg View; Lance Gould, […]

How Social Media Drives BIG Events

How Social Media Drives BIG Events

For last year’s Social Media Week event in New York, I had hoped to pull together a session that looked at how big events use social media tools and channels to drive awareness, brand esteem, web traffic and attendance. Instead we produced a PCNY co-hosted event called “Socializing the News” that featured the social media […]

NYC Ratchets its Tech Cred

NYC Ratchets its Tech Cred

It’s a new year. The ebullient New York tech community picked up where it left off with several notable events: the first New York Tech Meetup of 2012, a Zaarly-sponsored Startup Crawl, and the auspicious piece in The Economist on Mayor Mike’s goal to see New York City give Silicon Valley a run for its […]