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David Ford David Ford Jul 14, 2019.

Fusion Statement in Response to BuzzFeed Report

Fusion Statement in Response to BuzzFeed Report

See the statement below from Fusion Editor in Chief Dodai Stewart in response to this BuzzFeed report:

Our reporter Emma Roller has not actually been served, but the complaint provided to us by Buzzfeed is clearly frivolous. This suit is an obvious publicity stunt and an attempt to intimidate reporters who scrutinize the activities of the extreme right. We fully support Emma and will defend her.
David Ford David Ford Nov 11, 2018.

Seven FUSION Reports Named Finalists for 2017 SPJ Sunshine State Awards

Seven FUSION Reports Named Finalists for 2017 SPJ Sunshine State Awards

The 2017 SPJ Sunshine State Awards Finalists were recently announced with seven FUSION reports up for awards across six categories. See below.

The Sunshine State Awards recognize quality journalism and are open to all professional print, broadcast and online journalists in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Winners will be announced later this summer.

Ether Gene Miller Award for...

David Ford David Ford Sep 18, 2018.

New Doc 'Havana Skate Days' Gives Revealing Look At Cuba Through the Eyes of a Young Skateboarder

New Doc 'Havana Skate Days' Gives Revealing Look At Cuba Through the Eyes of a Young Skateboarder

“Havana Skate Days” is an intimate portrait of Cuba and its current struggles told through the story of Havana’s nascent skate scene. The film follows Yojany Perez, a young, talented skateboarder trying to grow extreme sports in Cuba, and his tight knit crew of skateboarders. The generational rift between Cuba’s millennials and older generations is exposed as the skaters struggle to carve a...

David Ford David Ford Sep 15, 2018.

'The Naked Truth: Numbers Game' Wins NABJ Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism

'The Naked Truth: Numbers Game' Wins NABJ Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) has announced that “Numbers Game” will receive the 2017 NABJ Gannett Foundation Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism. “Numbers Game” is an installment of FUSION TV’s signature documentary series “The Naked Truth.”

The NABJ Gannett Foundation Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism recognizes...

David Ford David Ford Aug 16, 2018.

FUSION Announces Launch of Rise Up: Be Heard 2017, an Award-Winning Program to Engage Diverse Youth Around Reporting on Health Issues

FUSION Announces Launch of Rise Up: Be Heard 2017, an Award-Winning Program to Engage Diverse Youth Around Reporting on Health Issues

FUSION today announced the launch of Rise Up: Be Heard 2017, the award-winning media training and mentorship program for young people from diverse backgrounds, and officially opened the online application process. The 2017 program aims to empower a new generation of journalists and community advocates living in California’s most underserved areas by providing them with journalism training,...

David Ford David Ford Aug 04, 2018.

Statement from Gizmodo Media Group

Statement from Gizmodo Media Group

Below is a statement from Gizmodo Media Group regarding the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York denying a request to enforce the third-party release that was granted to former Gawker Media reporters and freelancers in a case involving Ryan Goldberg:

“We are deeply disappointed by Judge Bernstein’s ruling. We believe the ruling contradicts the clear purpose of the third-party...

David Ford David Ford Jul 23, 2018.

Deadspin Gears Up for Super Bowl with Live Taping of Deadcast Podcast in St Paul 

Deadspin Gears Up for Super Bowl with Live Taping of Deadcast Podcast in St Paul 
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While everyone is gearing up for Super Bowl parties this weekend, Deadspin hosted a Very Large Adult Game party of its own last night. The event included a live taping of the Deadcast podcast hosted by Drew Magary and David Roth.

Deadcast Sports News, Photos, Videos & More - Deadspin

Finally, Here's The All-Borat Episode

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David Ford David Ford Jun 15, 2018.

FUSION's Network Rebrand Wins Gold PromaxBDA Award

FUSION's Network Rebrand Wins Gold PromaxBDA Award

FUSION was recognized at the 2018 PromaxBDA Awards in the Logo Design category for the rebrand of the cable network earlier this year. The PromaxBDA Awards are the world’s premier celebration of outstanding achievement in entertainment marketing and design.

In January FUSION unveiled a brand refresh with a new logo and on-air look, marking the first time the network updated its branding since...

David Ford David Ford Jun 14, 2018.

The Root Wins 2018 Excellence-in-Features Award, Deadspin Recognized with Honorable Mention

The Root Wins 2018 Excellence-in-Features Award, Deadspin Recognized with Honorable Mention

The Root was recognized this week when the Society for Features Journalism announced the winners of their 2018 Excellence-in-Features Awards.

The piece “How Trump Ruined My Relationship With My White Mother ” by Very Smart Brothas Senior Editor Panama Jackson was recognized in the Diversity in Digital Features category which honors coverage of any arts & entertainment, features or lifestyle...

David Ford David Ford Jun 07, 2018.

Story House and Netflix Cast Damián Alcázar and Tamara Vallarta as Journalists Risking It All For The Truth In New Series ‘Tijuana’

Story House and Netflix Cast Damián Alcázar and Tamara Vallarta as Journalists Risking It All For The Truth In New Series ‘Tijuana’

Story House Entertainment and Netflix today announced that Damián Alcázar (‘Narcos,’ ‘La Delgada Línea Amarilla’, ‘La Ley de Herodes’’) and Tamara Vallarta (‘Paquita la del Barrio’) have been cast in the upcoming original drama series “Tijuana.” Alcázar and Vallarta step into the respective roles of Antonio Borja, co-founder and director of the renowned newspaper Frente Tijuana, and Gabriela...

David Ford David Ford Jun 04, 2018.

FUSION Sweeps TV Category of Green Eyeshade Awards

FUSION Sweeps TV Category of Green Eyeshade Awards

Last week the southern chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists announced the winners of the 67th Annual Green Eyeshade Awards. FUSION swept first, second, and third place in the documentaries/television category.

“The Naked Truth” team was recognized with the first place award for their documentary “Undocumented on Campus.” The team also took home the second place award for their...

David Ford David Ford Jun 01, 2018.

FUSION TV Gains Additional Distribution, fuboTV Adds Network to Live Streaming Bundle

FUSION TV Gains Additional Distribution, fuboTV Adds Network to Live Streaming Bundle

fuboTV (fubo.tv) announced today the launch of FUSION TV, the Fusion Media Group’s (FMG) entertainment and lifestyle cable network, to its live streaming service.

As part of the carriage agreement with Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), FUSION TV is available under the entry-level “Fubo Premier” bundle, currently offered at an introductory rate of $34.99 per month.

From going deep on...

David Ford David Ford Jun 01, 2018.

Residente Leads Latin Grammy Nominations With Nine Across Multiple Categories

Residente Leads Latin Grammy Nominations With Nine Across Multiple Categories

Puerto Rican rapper, writer and producer, Residente, garnered nine Latin GRAMMY® Award nominations today, for his first solo album RESIDENTE. Residente received more nominations than any other artist at this year’s award ceremony, adding to his record for most Latin GRAMMY® Nominations ever, bringing them to 39. Residente stands to extend his lead for most GRAMMY® Awards ever received beyond...

David Ford David Ford May 25, 2018.

Onion, Inc. Teams with Anonymous Content, Continuing Expansion Of Its TV and Film Production Business

Onion, Inc. Teams with Anonymous Content, Continuing Expansion Of Its TV and Film Production Business

Onion, Inc. today announced it has signed with Anonymous Content to provide management services to Onion, Inc. as the company seeks to further expand its TV and film production business for its iconic brands, which include The Onion, A.V. Club, Clickhole, and Onion Studios.

“As we look to expand our iconic brands to new formats and platforms, we are excited to be working with Anonymous Content,...

David Ford David Ford May 22, 2018.

René Pérez Joglar’s Documentary 'Residente' Selected for World Premiere at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival

René Pérez Joglar’s Documentary 'Residente' Selected for World Premiere at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival

‘Residente,’ the eponymous documentary by director & 25-time GRAMMY® Award winning artist René Pérez Joglar (also known as Residente), has been selected to premiere at the SXSW Film Festival, in Austin, Texas. The film’s world premiere will take place at the Alamo Drafthouse Lamar Theater at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. ‘Residente’ will be screened in the 24 Beats Per Second section of the...

David Ford David Ford May 17, 2018.

Gizmodo Media Group Doubles Down on Its Award-Winning Commerce Content With Launch of The Inventory

Gizmodo Media Group Doubles Down on Its Award-Winning Commerce Content With Launch of The Inventory

Gizmodo Media Group today announced the launch of The Inventory (TheInventory.com), a new consumer products site from its award-winning commerce team. The Inventory will serve as a destination for finding the best products on the internet and spotlighting the best deals on those products. The Inventory will operate on the Kinja publishing platform, which powers a network of sites that reach an...

David Ford David Ford May 10, 2018.

ClickHole Introduces ResistanceHole

ClickHole Introduces ResistanceHole

Last May the editors of ClickHole heard a shout. A loud shout in ALL CAPS from Real America. ClickHole listened to that shout, and then brought you PatriotHole , the internet’s last stand against the tyranny of the Leftist Media.

Now, nearly year later, ClickHole has launched ResistanceHole. ResistanceHole is here to take a courageous stand against Trump by pumping out enough shareable content...

David Ford David Ford May 09, 2018.

Jalopnik Recognized with New York Press Club Award

Jalopnik Recognized with New York Press Club Award

Jalopnik has been recognized with a 2018 New York Press Club Award.

The internet’s most-read car culture site was recognized for its report “The Would-Be Auto Worker Caught Up In A Detroit Prison Snitch Scandal” by Ryan Felton, Jalopnik’s transportation and technology reporter. Felton spent over a year reporting out the story, which was recognized in the Crime Reporting category.

An enduring...

David Ford David Ford May 07, 2018.

FUSION’s Journalism Recognized with Multiple Sunshine State Awards

FUSION’s Journalism Recognized with Multiple Sunshine State Awards

Editorial teams from across the Fusion Media Group received multiple Sunshine State Awards including FUSION TV’s “The Naked Truth,” FUSION.net (now Splinter) and Project Earth.

The 2017 Sunshine State Awards are presented by the Florida chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. See the reports recognized below:

They were mocked as “The Deplorables” but they changed the face of...

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