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Vox Media in the News: Week of April 20, 2015

Vox Media joins Facebook's Anthology network, Lockhart Steele keynotes the Digital Media Europe conference in London, Curbed announces it's first architecture critic, and more.

Facebook Anthology

Welcome to the weekly roundup of notable coverage of, and announcements from, Vox Media and our seven brands.

Vox Media announced we have joined Facebook’s Anthology network as an official partner to develop high-quality video content for advertisers.  Vox Media’s VP of global revenue and partnerships Mike Hadgis spoke with AdWeek about the partnership.  The announcement was covered by Variety, AdAge, and Mashable, among other advertising and tech press.

Vox Media’s editorial director Lockhart Steele delivered a keynote address at the Digital Media Europe conference in London, discussing Vox Media’s unique “tech first, publishing second” strategy.

The Next Web examines the success of video on Facebook, citing a video shared by Vox.com that was viewed over 1.1 million times on Facebook.

AdWeek covered the addition of Curbed’s first-ever architecture critic, Alexandra Lange, and her first column reviewing the proposed Barry Diller-funded Pier 55 in New York.

Vox.com launched a new video series, Observatory.  The series takes a magnifying glass to some of life’s most interesting questions, with the first episode examining the psychology of police sketches — and why they're usually wrong.

Coverage of Vox.com’s first anniversary continued, with a lengthy interview in Capital New York with the brand’s co-founders Ezra Klein, Melissa Bell, and Matthew Yglesias.