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  • Time to Ripp Up Church-State Wall

    When Ronald Reagan stood on top of the Berlin Wall, the world changed overnight. Now Joe Ripp is tearing down Time Inc’s Wall—the storied Wall separating the company’s advertising business from its editorial product—and while Ripp’s no Reagan, it’s still a significant moment in media history. When Martha Nelson, the company’s editor-in-chief and a 20-year […]

  • Do ya dig the New Mediators?

    So: The New Mediators. Hot stuff, yo? The solution to complex infographic ideas? These guys have chops that give Edward Tufte and The New York Times infographics squad a run for their money. But what a letdown. Where’s the beef? The data? The way to bake in the intelligence of the network—people, aggregated and curated news, comments and […]

News in Pictures

  • Coffee percolator section (Photo credit: Wikipedia) With last week’s $25 million investment into Percolate, content marketing’s moment in the sun has finally arrived. The Percolate deal is the third significant SaaS funding of b2b content plays in just a few months, aggregating, curating, creating and distributing content objects and the people who make them. Along […]

  • Postage Stamp of Henry Luce

    When Ronald Reagan stood on top of the Berlin Wall, the world changed overnight. Now Joe Ripp is tearing down Time Inc’s Wall—the storied Wall separating the company’s advertising business from its editorial product—and while Ripp’s no Reagan, it’s still a significant moment in media history. When Martha Nelson, the company’s editor-in-chief and a 20-year […]

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