Can a massive cache of stolen government secrets help to launch a successful new company – perhaps the world’s most eagerly awaited social ? That is the somewhat thorny question facing the founders of what is thus far dubbed NewCo, the shadowy media start-up funded by eBay billionaire to the tune of $250 million in […]
Unless you spent yesterday shuttered in a digital media fast, you’re probably aware that it was #GivingTuesday, the nonprofit sector’s answer to the buy bonanza that dominates the Thanksgiving Day weekend in the lead-in to holiday shopping. Today, there are some preliminary numbers to put against the flurry of messaging, emails, and hashtags – and […]
By now, you know the drill of this longest commercial weekend of the year. Forget the pilgrims and turkey, the dawning of December directs your money and times your spending with social media hashtags, endless advertising, peer pressure, and the final capper: please make a donation to the charity of your choice. That philanthropic kicker […]
Is equality for women the largest global civil rights struggle of the next century? If the most prominent woman in American public life has her way, it might become just that. Amidst the near-constant speculation about her political future, former Secretary of State is embarking on a large-scale project to measure women’s progress in the […]
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