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Thursday, May 8, 2014

How Vanity Fair Landed the Monica Lewinsky Story
“She trusted us over the years,” said Graydon Carter, the magazine’s editor in chief. Sixteen years, to be precise. Ms. Lewinsky first appeared in the pages of the magazine in the summer of 1998. Accompanying the controversial photo spread, shot by Herb Ritts, was some whimsical text by Christopher Hitchens.
Esquire Hosting Pop-up in New York
Call it Esquire’s version of the man cave. Starting May 16, the magazine and Esquire Network will host Sharp, The Man Event, a pop-up shop in Manhattan for men to discover new brands in fashion and grooming.
Q&A with Cosmopolitan.com's Amy Odell
Odell has "proved to be a force in web publishing to be reckoned with.” Odell discusses Beyonce GIFs, building your digital voice, and her favorite places to eat in hometown Austin, Texas.
Q&A with TV Guide’s David Fishman
Fishman: "A magazine offers better utility. There’s still an audience of people who like their listings in this format and who leave it on their coffee table. Also we watch everything and tell you what’s worth watching."
More on the Return of Holiday, the American Travel Magazine
After more than three decades, Holiday has returned. Parisian art director Franck Durand, who has worked with labels like Hermès, Chanel, and Anthony Vaccarello, bought the rights to the magazine three years ago, and now oversees its creative direction.
Don't Toss Your (Print) Catalog Yet
Michael Caccavale writes: "The irony was not lost on me. I had spent the morning running from ads —deleting emails from companies I didn't subscribe to, ignoring banner ads, wishing my map search wasn't dependent on who advertised on Google —and yet, there I was, consuming an ad booklet and enjoying it.
Bonnier's Popular Science September Comments Ban Among Those Setting Precedent
Popular Science magazine turned off its comments in September after product promoters and trolls “made constructive discussion impossible.” Now, months later, other publishers are following Bonnier's lead for similar reasons.
Ladies Home Journal: Women Consider Friends' Opinions the Most "Trusted Advertising"
TIME's Simon Shuster Tells of His Abduction in Ukraine
With Jet Shifting to Digital, Johnson Publishing Puts Biggest Bet on Ebony
Kentucky Living Magazine Refuses Firearms Ad, Sparks Outrage
Wisconsin Museum Features TIME Magazine Covers
Garden & Gun Magazine Moving Headquarters to New Facility in Charleston
Oprah Winfrey Shows Off Her Sizzling Curves at 60 on Front and Back of O Magazine
HGTV Magazine Editor on the Top Do’s & Don’ts of Painting
ESPN The Magazine Hires Mina Kimes for Column
Self Adds Associate Publisher, Editor, Directors
National Journal Magazine Hires Five Ahead of Redesign
More on People Moves at New York Media and Niche Media
Angelina Jolie Stuns on New Elle Cover
CBS Interactive’s Christy Tanner Bullish on Second-Screen Prospects
A Fashion Magazine without the Gloss
Gang of Idiots Changes America: More on Al Feldstein's Legacy As Editor of MAD
All About the Clio Image Awards
Marissa Mayer: Stop Asking If Yahoo Is a Tech or Media Company
Publishers’ Ad Sides on Native: Where’s the Conflict?
Why Media Buyers Are Still Wary of Tumblr Ads
The Struggle: Too Much Information, Too Many Solutions
Americans Get Hundreds of TV Channels, Can Still Only Handle 17
TV Buyers Predict End to Upfront "Scarcity:" Cite "Overwhelming" Supply, Shift to Audience-Buying
Facebook, Amazon, Netflix Come Out Against FCC on Net Neutrality
The conference that will show the magazine media industry how to turn everyday shifts into successes and also convene like-minded indie publishers begins today in Washington, D.C.
You bring your lunch, we'll serve the food for thought. Featuring Will Palley, trends strategist, JWT New York, on " Trends That Will Shape the World in 2014 and Beyond." Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Register today, NYC/Webinar.
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Speakers include MPA’s Mary G. Berner, Hearst’s Michael Clinton, All You’s Nina Willdorf and Deborah Curtis, The Atlantic’s Corby Kummer and Jay Lauf, Glamour’s Cindi Leive and Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapaport—plus Richard B. Stolley, the founding editor of PEOPLE, and Dorothy Kalins, the founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Saveur.
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