Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, has a corporate mission supported through all of its divisions of helping children around the world to read and learn. Recognizing that literacy is the cornerstone of a child’s intellectual, personal and cultural growth, for over 87 years, Scholastic has created quality products and services that educate, entertain and motivate children and are designed to help enlarge their understanding of the world around them.
The Daily Beast
What is The Daily Beast? It’s a speedy, smart edit of the web from the merciless point of view of what interests the editors. The Daily Beast is the omnivorous friend who hears about the best stuff and forwards it to you with a twist. It allows you to lead the conversation, rather than simply follow it.
A laboratory for original web based programming, sold to Break media as part of Break’s original programming and branded content strategy for men 18-34. HBOLabs developed a number of hits on YouTube, and also interactive narratives that spanned Facebook, Twitter and other online video channels.
(Technology/Semantic Search & Discovery) Evri is a technology company developing products that change the way consumers discover and engage with content on the Web. Publishers large and small have installed Evri applications on their websites, including some of the world’s most prestigious news organizations such as the Washington Post and the Times of London. With over 2 million profile pages across over 500 categories, several content recommendation applications and user collections, Evri is rapidly improving consumers’ access to information on the topics they value most. Evri, located in Seattle’s pioneers square, is backed by Microsoft’s founder Paul Allen’s Vulcan Ventures.
(Music & Entertainment / Social Media) BuzzMedia is a network of music and entertainment sites that delivers a unique and engaging programming mix that blends innovative social media tools, user contributed content, with leading editorial. More than 40 million people visit Buzz Media’s category of leading celebrity and music sites for their blend of top-notch editorial and curated user content. BuzzMedia is funded by Anthem Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, and Universal Music Group.
(Technology/ Entertainment & Gaming) Exponential Entertainment’s is a social gaming company. Their first release HollywoodPlayer.com offers movie fans ways to discover, share and play with movie content like never before. The EE team is made up of longtime game and entertainment enthusiasts and includes staff from Screenlife, the inventor of Scene It?, the DVD-based movie game that sold over 25 million units.
Wet Paint Inc.
(Technology / Entertainment Media), Wetpaint is a user generated media platform and network of entertainment sites that mixes all the best features of wikis, blogs, forums and social networks into a rich, user-generated community. A social website that’s so easy to use, anyone can participate. Headquartered in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square WetPaint is backed by Trinity Ventures, Frazier Technology Ventures, Accel Partners, and DAG Ventures.
(Women/Lifestyle Media) A vibrant online community for woman over forty, WOW brings together the most powerful and trusted women in the media world to converse with each other and their audience of well-educated boomer women.
Nowhere else on the web can intelligent women share their point of view with Lesley Stahl, Whoopi Goldberg, Liz Smith, Mary Wells, Peggy Noonan, Lily Tomlin, Candice Bergen and Marlo Thomas.
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is a brand company, committed to continuously innovating, growing, and investing in brands and experiences that inform, entertain, and connect the world. The home of a world-class collection of premium brands, AOL creates original content that engages audiences on a local and global scale. We help marketers connect with these audiences through effective and engaging digital advertising solutions.
Moyers & Company
Bill Moyers returned to television in January 2012 with Moyers & Company, a weekly series of smart talk and new ideas aimed at helping viewers make sense of our tumultuous times through the insight of America’s strongest thinkers. Airing on public television and radio stations across the country, the series continues Moyers’ long-running conversation with the American public by offering a forum to poets, writers, artists, journalists, scientists, philosophers, and leading scholars. It also features Moyers’ hallmark essays on democracy.