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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Esquire and The New Yorker Are Among Hillman Prize Winners
The Sidney Hillman Foundation has announced the winners of the 2015 Hillman Prizes, which honors socially-conscious reporting.
Harper's Bazaar Partners with the Waldorf Astoria for Multiplatform Campaign
Luxury hospitality provider Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is joining forces with iconic fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar for a multiplatform marketing campaign, including print and digital placements, editorial integration, e-commerce, and branded travel packages.
James Oseland Honors Earth Day, and Shows Us How to Live a Little Greener
James Oseland, Editor-in-Chief of Rodale’s Organic Life, was on Live with Kelly and Michael, sharing some easy tips for living a little greener in honor of Earth Day.
Jason Wagenheim Discusses Teen Vogue’s First Sponsored Cover Ad Unit and Video Program
Kylie Jenner has been the subject of plenty of online buzz this week for landing her first solo Teen Vogue cover, but it won't be the reality star's face subscribers see when they receive their music-themed May issue.
Q&A with SELF's Joyce Chang: She's No Longer Surprised by SELF Magazine’s Male Readership
“We have a small group of SELF men, which is pretty funny,” EIC Joyce Chang tells FishbowlNY via telephone. “It’s actually become something that doesn’t surprise me. At parties sometimes, guys come up to me and tell me they are secret readers of SELF, they count themselves as ‘SELF men.’ Which I find really flattering.”
With a New Design, The Atlantic Eschews Infinite Scroll
While most publishers are pushing recommended links and continuously scrolling article pages in front of users, The Atlantic is going in the opposite direction.
Esquire Takes "What I’ve Learned" Feature to Medium
Esquire is launching a content partnership with Medium, the digital publishing platform founded by Twitter co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone, through which the Hearst-owned title will present audio recordings of interviews with celebrities like George Clooney and Clint Eastwood as animated videos.
Print Parties Across New York: Vanity Fair Celebrates the Tribeca Film Festival and Rodale Launches a New Magazine
This week, magazines and their editors were out to enjoy spring in New York. The Daily Mail hosted Jack and Suzy Welch, and Marie Claire’s Nina Garcia mingled at a shoe-shopping event at Lord & Taylor.
IDG Doubles Down on Video
IDG Communications, the publisher of Macworld, PCWorld and CIO, is investing more in video. The company launched a tech-focused video hub,, and now operates a full-time video staff, which will create new series and cover tech events.
Sandra Bullock Is People Magazine's 2015 Most Beautiful Woman
Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock was named the world's most beautiful woman in 2015 by People magazine on Wednesday and laughed when she heard about the honor.
Joshua Ferris Pens Series for Popular Mechanics
Joshua Ferris, author of the award-winnning Then We Came to the End and several other books, is writing a four part series for Popular Mechanics. The series will follow Ferris’ experiences learning to fly a single-prop airplane.
Mobilegeddon Checklist: How to Prepare for This Week’s Google Mobile Friendly Update
Google’s plan to release a new algorithm designed to reward mobile-friendly web pages was announced back in February. It’s unprecedented for Google to pre-announce a big algorithmic change like this, but Google did so in order to give publishers ample time to make their websites mobile friendly.
A Thriving Print Scene, A Look Back at the Best Magazine Launches of 2014
InStyle’s Kahlana Barfield, on What’s in Her Beauty Bag (Then and Now)
Q&A with Fred Parry, Publisher, Inside Columbia Magazine
Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson Joins Hearst
New York Names Gabriel Sherman National Affairs Editor
Another Magazine Premieres "Movement" Films
WTF Is Slow Fashion?
Inside Here Media’s Decision to Rebrand One of Its Most Successful Titles
European Regional Publishers Making Progress Back to Profit - But Not Out of the Woods Yet
How Artificial Intelligence Is Being Implemented into Mobile Technology
Smartphone Publishing on the Rise, but Publishers More Cautious Concerning Wearables
Coca-Cola Puts Media into Agency Review
Defining Viewability: "The Opportunity to Be Seen Can’t Tell You If an Ad Worked or Not"
Another Mobile Headache for Publishers: Viewability
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In Popular Mechanics, the first of a four-part story about learning to fly. An acclaimed novelist takes the controls of an aircraft for the first time, and he's scared to death.