The Verge

The Verge
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The Verge website as of November 1, 2016
Type of site
Technology news
Available inEnglish
OwnerVox Media[1]
Created by
EditorNilay Patel[3]
URLtheverge.com
CommercialYes
RegistrationOptional
LaunchedNovember 1, 2011 (2011-11-01)[4]
Current statusOnline

The Verge is an American technology news website operated by Vox Media, publishing news, feature stories, guidebooks, product reviews, consumer electronics news, and podcasts.[3][5]

The website launched on November 1, 2011, and uses Vox Media's proprietary multimedia publishing platform Chorus.[6][7] In 2014, Nilay Patel was named editor-in-chief and Dieter Bohn executive editor; Helen Havlak was named editorial director in 2017.[8][9] The Verge won five Webby Awards for the year 2012 including awards for Best Writing (Editorial), Best Podcast for The Vergecast, Best Visual Design, Best Consumer Electronics Site, and Best Mobile News App.[10][11]

  1. ^ Woodyard, Chris (August 12, 2015). "NBCUniversal takes $200 million stake in Vox Media". USA Today. Retrieved January 1, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c Roberts, Daniel (October 26, 2011). "With The Verge, SB Nation looks beyond just gadgets". CNN. Archived from the original on April 1, 2013. Retrieved May 4, 2013.
  3. ^ a b Greenberg, Julia (May 26, 2015). "Vox Media Acquires Tech News Site Re/code". Wired. Retrieved January 11, 2019.
  4. ^ Benton, Joshua (November 1, 2011). "Three lessons news sites can take from the launch of The Verge". Nieman Journalism Lab. Nieman Foundation for Journalism. Retrieved January 1, 2022.
  5. ^ Ingram, Mathew (September 13, 2018). "The Outline and the curse of media venture capital". Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved January 1, 2022.
  6. ^ Eldon, Eric (May 7, 2012). "A Closer Look At Chorus, The Next-Generation Publishing Platform That Runs Vox Media". techcrunch.com. Retrieved September 3, 2012.
  7. ^ "Richard Edelman – 6 A.M.: The Verge Is Coming". Edelman.com. Archived from the original on April 18, 2012. Retrieved October 7, 2014.
  8. ^ "Nilay Patel becomes Editor-in-Chief of The Verge, Dieter Bohn is Executive Editor". Vox Media. 2013. Archived from the original on September 19, 2015.
  9. ^ Grinapol, Corinne (June 19, 2017). "The Verge Names Helen Havlak Editorial Director, Promotes 3". Adweek. Retrieved December 10, 2018.
  10. ^ "Searching for the verge". Winners.WebbyAwards.com. Archived from the original on February 2, 2014. Retrieved June 15, 2013.
  11. ^ "People's Voice Winner, Nominee: The Verge's Vergecast". Webby Awards. 2013. Archived from the original on December 12, 2021. Retrieved December 12, 2021.

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