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Thursday, May 7, 2015

Elle’s Robbie Myers Toasts 15 Years As Editor
Guests included Heidi Klum, Jaime King, Diane von Furstenberg, Michael Kors, Prabal Gurung, Lela Rose, Narciso Rodriguez, Wes Gordon, Jennifer Fisher, Joe Zee, Bonnie Hammer, Christopher Kane, Alina Cho, Steven Kolb, Ali Wentworth and Derek Lam.
Vogue International Sets Fashion’s Night Out Calendar
The first will take place in Moscow on Sept. 3 and will be followed by Berlin, Lisbon and Madrid, which will all host the event on Sept. 10. The day after, it will be Dusseldorf’s turn.
James Baggett of Better Homes and Gardens Makes Guest Appearance on TODAY
James Baggett, editor of Better Homes and Gardens special interest publication Country Gardens appeared on the Today Show to plant a vegetable garden for co-host Tamron Hall’s mom as part of the show’s “Mom I Love You Because” special series.
Lunch at Michael's: Hearst’s New "Freemium" Millennial Magazine
FBNY's Diane Clehane writes that she was joined "by James D’Adamo, ‘Chief Trending Officer’ and group advertising director of new mag TrendingNY (as well as group advertising director for Hearst Integrated Media), the pub’s editor Emily Cronin, Hearst’s vp of public relations Alexandra Carlin and Allie Haake, associate manager of public relations. Needless to say, the folks at Hearst really understand the art of the power lunch."
Which Ad Leaders Made the Cut in Working Mother's Roundup? -Beyoncé Tops List
Working Mother has released its Most Powerful Moms list just in time for Mother's Day. And in addition to a cadre of famous names ranging from Beyoncé at No. 1 to Marissa Mayer at No. 27, the magazine spotlights four women in advertising and media.
Global Tablet Audience to Total 1 Billion This Year
This year, 1.00 billion people worldwide will use a tablet at least monthly, eMarketer estimates, representing year-over-year growth of more than 19%. By 2019, 1.51 billion people around the world will be tablet users. Asia-Pacific will be home to the largest number of tablet users globally, while North America will boast the highest penetration rates.
Janice Min on "The Future of the Celebrity Magazine Cover"
Min writes: "In 2007, Barneys New York heir and former co-CEO Gene Pressman wrote a book called Chasing Cool. It analyzed how certain consumer products catch on "in a cluttered marketplace" -- a sort of pre-Gladwellian analysis of cachet. He enthused about Us Weekly, the then-recently revitalized publication that I was editing at the time. Pressman called Us Weekly the "iPod of its industry," adding, "like crack on newsprint, it made an entirely dormant segment into a monster loyal audience."
Vogue’s Beauty Director Leaving After 15 Years
Time Inc. Names GM of Time Digital
CQ Announces New Magazine and National Security Editors
Foster Kamer Heads to Mental Floss
HuffPost Honors 10th Anniversary with Redesign
What if the Postal Service Reemerged As a Digital Startup?
Why Retailers Are Buying In to Programmatic
Google Says Millions of Internet Users Fall Prey to Ad Injection
Mobile Commerce: Time & Location Bump Supply & Demand
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Saturday, April 25, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal and the Kathmandu Valley and was followed shortly after by a 6.7 magnitude earthquake. This resulted in buildings and historical sites crumbling and a death toll now estimated at over 5,000.

People and organizations are coming together to give disaster relief and aid to the Nepalese. There are organizations devoted to providing assistance to children, ones that collect donations for supplies and organizations that provide medical help to those in need. Here are 10 ways you can contribute to disaster relief in Nepal and the surrounding areas: Where magazine has the details.