Jacob Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg (born 1964) is an American political journalist, serving as editor-in-chief of Slate Group, a division of Graham Holdings Company. Weisberg is also a Newsweek columnist. He served as the editor of Slate magazine for six years, until stepping down in June 2008. He is the son of Lois Weisberg, a Chicago social activist and connector celebrated in Malcolm Gladwell's book The Tipping Point.
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  • 5 Predictions From Top Media Minds

    Content marketing is a big trend made out of many smaller trends—the Matryoshka Doll of media, if you will, with one exciting new technology stacking into the next. Predicting these trends has become the new national sport of the media industry, and at the TrackMaven Marketing Summit earlier this month, media leaders took out their crystal balls, peered into this sea of tool ...

    Alyssa Hertig/ The Content Strategist- 14 readers -
  • Should publishers take down controversial posts?

    …, the episode underscored the perils of platform publishing.) This past summer, BuzzFeed scrubbed thousands of posts from its site that “didn’t meet its standards.” It’s one thing to correct or remove an inaccurate post, as Us Weekly did this week when it admitted it wrongly reported Neve Campbell was pregnant, but it’s another to remove a piece of content…

    Lucia Moses/ Digidayin Social- 9 readers -
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