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Vox Media in the News: Week of June 1

Lindsay Nelson named AdAge’s Women to Watch list, Coverage of Vox Media’s acquisition of Re/code continues, Racked launches on Kik and more.

Welcome to the weekly roundup of notable coverage of, and announcements from, the world of Vox Media.

Lindsay Nelson, Vox Media's global head of brand strategy, was named to AdAge's Women to Watch list, the publication's annual round-up of 20 women breaking ground in media and marketing.

Coverage of Vox Media's acquisition of Re/code continued, with Re/code co-founder Kara Swisher speaking with Business Insider and WBUR's "Here and Now" about the deal.

Coverage of Vox.com recently launched embeddable card stacks continued, with an in-depth interview with Vox.com's founders Ezra Klein, Melissa Bell, and Matt Ygelsias in AdAge, expanding on what this new tool means for brands. Capital NY's Ken Doctor praised Vox.com's partnership with McClatchy around embeddable card stacks and their potential to improve newspaper reporting.

Digiday reported on Racked launching an account on Kik, as the first Vox Media brand to join the social messaging platform.

The Wall Street Journal covered the launch of Hiscox's latest video campaign, with Vox Creative serving as distribution partner for the new content.

SB Nation's Cyd Zeigler will be honored by the Association of LGBT Journalists (NLGJA), as founder of OutSports.com and pioneering work in creating must-read stories about LGBT athletes and sports issues, and broadened the public's understanding in this realm.

Vox Media's Product team is nominated for a 2015 Net Award for Team of the Year, going up against product teams from Buzzfeed, Twitter, and the BBC. Vote for Vox Product here!

Vox Media's Elite Truong has a new column with Poynter, where she'll discuss bridging developers and journalists, and successes Vox Media has seen in this space.