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Executive editor, Digiday. Tiny dancer. Beautiful hair. (Views expressed herein barely reflect my own, much less those of my employer.)

That's lit: The definitive Digiday guide to millennial terms - Digiday

digiday.com — That's lit: The definitive Digiday guide to millennial terms Brian Braiker and Tanya Dua Click image to enlarge Jargon is a virus that has infected the media and marketing industries. From the thicket of techno-babble that dominates ad tech to the marketing gobbledygook spread all over everything, nonsense words have crawled into every corner of our conversations.

ICYMI: How Facebook is wresting control from publishers and agencies alike - Digiday

digiday.com — The growth of programmatic advertising was supposed to mean the death of the ad network. Facebook is proving that wrong, writes Yuyu Chen this week. If you haven't read it yet, it's still news to you. Here's a roundup of a few of our best stories for the week ending Sept.

My Big Break: Funny guy (and 'Tonight Show' producer) Gavin Purcell can clean a fridge - Digiday

digiday.com — My Big Break: Funny guy (and 'Tonight Show' producer) Gavin Purcell can clean a fridge "The Tonight Show" did not conquer the internet by accident. Its producer, Gavin Purcell, is perhaps the first late-night show producer in history to have spent his childhood obsessing over video games.

Best of the week: Diversity quotas, publisher pivots and ... tequila! - Digiday

digiday.com — Summer may be winding down, but that's not reason to not do a (classy) shot of tequila: It's the weekend! Here are some of the best Digiday stories from the past seven days: It's been a big week for discussing diversity at agencies.

An Interview with Gene Wilder: Young Frankenstein's Memoir

newsweek.com — For a guy who was the epitome of Hollywood through a string of hits--breaking box-office records, commanding the highest salary in the movies--Gene Wilder's affect remains disarmingly un-Hollywood.

Best of the week: The Olympics show how media's changed - Digiday

digiday.com — The Olympics have come and gone. How many medals did you take home? If there was a meme Olympics, this might get the gold medal: The best part of Simone Biles' routine. https://t.co/WTpK7D5zQG - Cycle (@bycycle) August 11, 2016 Advertisement This Simone Biles clip, called "Simone in Space," got over 45 million views total and 577,114 likes on Facebook.

Best of the week: The end of an era for digital media

digiday.com — Best of the week: The end of an era for digital media Between massive shakeups at The Huffington Post and Gawker Media, this week marked the end of an era for digital publishing. For starters, late last week The Huffington Post announced that its namesake co-founder Arianna Huffington would be leaving the company to focus on a new company she's starting.

Opinion: Ad agencies face a talent crisis worse than they realize

digiday.com — Opinion: Ad agencies face a talent crisis worse than they realize Allison Kent-Smith is the founder of the digital technology and education company smith & beta Talent. It's really all you have at your agency. The collective talent that walks in the doors each day - their skills, behaviors, and habits - equal your agency's capabilities.

Best of the Week: Agencies face new competition from publishers and consultants

digiday.com — Best of the Week: Agencies face new competition from publishers and consultants The weekend is here. Time to put on your cargo shorts and read up on the best stories Digiday had on offer this week.

Best of the week: Tweet less; VR more

digiday.com — The conventions have wrapped and there are plenty of outlets to turn to for astute political analysis. But we here at Digiday are looking at how the media - and the candidates themselves - get their stories out there. This was a big two weeks for streaming live video, for example.
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Sep 29, 2016

RT @Keurfuffle: Me at age 15: Waits until parents are asleep to sneak out Me at age 40: Waits until children are asleep to fold laundry

Sep 29, 2016

it was weird to type "former CEO Nick Denton" just now

Sep 29, 2016

RT @igorbobic: name a foreign leader you respect ok name a foreign leader how bout just a name, any name first name vowel, give me a vowel

Sep 29, 2016

RT @harrisj: "Bob, did you finish the copy for our new store brand of bread?" "Yep! Totally nailed it!" http://t.co/nfK18K2t0I

Sep 29, 2016

@cmonstah yes the mystically wise black neighbor. GIVE THIS WOMAN A MACARTHUR GENIUS GRANT

Sep 29, 2016

@cmonstah throw in a sassy black neighbor and a jewish best friend and i'll start listening.


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