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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Q&A with Active Interest's Don Peschke
Tony Silber writes: "An executive with seriously offbeat ideas about budgeting, HR and more, Active Interest's Don Peschke isn't just a smart businessperson, he's a smart person."
Shape Talks Size with Khloé Kardashian, Launches Lane Bryant Campaign
According to Shape editor in chief Elizabeth Goodman Artis, the magazine had been planning a body image campaign — dubbed “Love My Shape” — in which Kardashian said she’d participate via social media. Lane Bryant came calling to partner with the magazine, as part of the retailer’s own “This Body” campaign.
Marie Claire Publishes 5 Covers for "Fresh Faces" Issue
This year’s honorees include Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Hailey Baldwin, Zendaya, Kylie Jenner and Ellie Goulding.
Trends Fashion Editors Can’t Stand (and the Ones They Love)
Allure's Rachel Wang, StyleWatch's Brittany Burke, HarpersBazaar.com's Kerry Pieri, ELLE.com's Nikki Ogunnaike, Teen Vogue's Kirby Marzec, and InStyle's Ali Pew all discuss their favorites (and not-so-favorites,) along with photos.
Quartz’s New App: "Notifications Drove Our Thought Processes"
John Watkins writes: "In little over three years, Quartz has risen from little known market disruptor to global media brand. Simon Davies, managing director EMEA, explains how Quartz is truly living ‘mobile-first’… driven by audience and advertisers alike…"
Forbes Launches Podcast Network
The Forbes Podcasts network consists of 10 podcasts that focus on young, entrepreneurial women.
W's Stefano Tonchi Is Profiled
Outlining Mr. Tonchi’s career in magazine media, this piece features a Q&A on his favorite places in NYC, the must-see art venues, and what inspires him.
Time Inc. Names Meredith Long Group Publisher of Time, Fortune and Money
Long was previously serving as publisher of Time, where she reportedly grew revenue across the brand—including its print magazine. During her tenure she also launched an in-house creative studio, Stich. She was also instrumental in launching Time Inc.’s new Millennial-focused site Motto.
Quartz Names Sarah Slobin "Things" Editor
Quartz, the business site from Atlantic Media, has named Sarah Slobin things editor. Slobin joins Quartz from The Wall Street Journal, where she most recently served as senior graphics editor.
Esquire Adds Contributors
Relatively new Esquire editor Jay Fielden is wasting no time in adding some big time talent. John Lahr, Dwight Garner and Jay McInerney are all coming aboard as contributors.
Hanya Yanagihara Departs T Magazine Amid Masthead Changes
She follows articles editor Emily Stokes out the door. Stokes, who was promoted to the senior position by T editor in chief Deborah Needleman last summer, has left for The New Yorker, where she will serve in the new role of features editor for its website.
More on InStyle's Special May Issue with Kate Hudson
In these TV clips covering the exclusives in the InStyle Special May issue, Kate Hudson talks to the magazine about her love life, confesses she's a bad mom, and speaks of her happiness and challenges while walking the tightrope of celebrity and motherhood.
Publishers Look to Facebook Live for Experimentation Initially
The Newest Rainmaker at Publishers: E-commerce Editors
Meet the Man Who Rejected Advertising and Still Runs a Profitable Media Site
Before Using Third-Party Tools, Publishers Should Ask Themselves These Questions
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