Tag: spike lee

by Julie Keck

1. The rise of the mobile editor (Mario Garcia / Poynter) 2. Chatting in secret while we’re all being watched (Micah Lee / The Intercept) 3. News site Water Deeply will tackle the California drought crisis (Sarah Lawson / Fast Company) 4. What are they thinking? Rafat Ali’s go long, go deep vertical strategy (Ken […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Digital version of English-language Charlie Hebdo to be available via app (Keith J. Kelly / New York Post) 2. 9 popular sites become core of new Adweek blog network (David Griner / AdWeek) 3. BuzzFeed News hires Heidi Blake as UK Investigations Editor (via BuzzFeed) 4. Dailymotion launches live-streaming gaming platform to compete with […] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

In 1980s Brooklyn, Spike Lee knocked on Branford Marsalis’ door to introduce himself; Marsalis was soon playing saxophone for several Spike Lee joints. Elsewhere in the same neighborhood, Erykah Badu ran an idea for a rhyme by Carl Hancock Rux, which would later turn into her famous song, “Bag Lady.” As the new documentary “Brooklyn […] more »