Former Condé Nast Editor Plans a Vanity Fair for the Substack Era

A new publication from a Vanity Fair veteran aims to attract writers with a revenue-sharing plan. The project has attracted backing from private equity firms.

#jon-kelly, #magazines, #private-equity, #start-ups, #substack-inc, #vanity-fair, #writing-and-writers

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Inside America’s Most Interesting Magazine, and Media’s Oddest Workplace

The publication of the “Harper’s letter” attracted huge attention. Most people had stopped reading the magazine, which is stranger and better than you might expect.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #atlantic-the-magazine, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #harpers-magazine, #magazines, #new-york-magazine, #new-yorker, #news-and-news-media, #philanthropy, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #race-and-ethnicity, #writing-and-writers

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Paris Review Names New Editor

Emily Stokes, previously a senior editor at The New Yorker, is succeeding Emily Nemens at the literary magazine.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #books-and-literature, #magazines, #nemens-emily, #paris-review, #stokes-emily

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Marianne Carus, Whose Cricket Magazine Reached Young Readers, Dies at 92

Her lively monthly publication, often called “The New Yorker for kids,” paired stories by the likes of John Updike with drawings of bugs and birds.

#books-and-literature, #carus-marianne-1928-2021, #children-and-childhood, #cricket-magazine, #deaths-obituaries, #magazines

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Teen Vogue Staff Members Condemn Editor’s Decade-Old, Racist Tweets

Offensive posts that Alexi McCammond made in 2011 when she was a teenager were recirculated over the weekend on social media.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #discrimination, #magazines, #mccammond-alexi, #race-and-ethnicity, #social-media, #teen-vogue

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Teen Vogue Staff Members Condemn Editor’s Racist Tweets

Offensive posts that Alexi McCammond made on Twitter in 2011 when she was a teenager were recirculated over the weekend on social media.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #discrimination, #magazines, #mccammond-alexi, #race-and-ethnicity, #social-media, #teen-vogue

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Did Black Lives Matter Change the Fashion Industry Yet?

Tracking an industry where Black representation has been rare.

#advertising-and-marketing, #black-history-continued-2021, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #minorities, #models-professional, #photography, #race-and-ethnicity, #shopping-and-retail, #your-feed-fashion

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Teen Vogue Selects Its Next Top Editor, the Political Reporter Alexi McCammond

Ms. McCammond’s relationship with a former Biden press aide, T.J. Ducklo, recently made news after he threatened a reporter and was forced to resign.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #axios-media-inc, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #ducklo-tj, #magazines, #mccammond-alexi, #news-and-news-media, #teen-vogue

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Is This the End of French Intellectual Life?

The country’s culture of argument has come under the sway of a more ideological, more identity-focused model imported from the United States.

#books-and-literature, #france, #magazines, #philosophy, #politics-and-government

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Britney Spears and the Era of Celebrity Reappraisals

Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.

#metoo-movement, #bullies, #celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hilton-paris, #houston-whitney, #jackson-janet, #lohan-lindsay, #magazines, #spears-britney, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-selfcare

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From Britney Spears to Janet Jackson, the Era of the Celebrity Reappraisal

Monica Lewinsky. Janet Jackson. Lindsay Lohan. Whitney Houston. We are living in an era of reappraisals.

#metoo-movement, #bullies, #celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #hilton-paris, #houston-whitney, #jackson-janet, #lohan-lindsay, #magazines, #spears-britney, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-selfcare

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Are Magazines Dead? Not at This Exhibition

“Magazines and the American Experience,” at the Grolier Club in Manhattan, explores the rich, colorful and sometimes deeply strange history of American periodicals.

#grolier-club, #magazines, #magazines-and-the-american-experience-exhibit, #manhattan-nyc

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‘Sorry, Britney’: Media Is Criticized for Past Coverage, and Some Own Up

Conversations about the relentless focus on the pop star’s mental health, mothering and sexuality have begun anew following The New York Times documentary “Framing Britney Spears.”

#celebrities, #documentary-films-and-programs, #framing-britney-spears-tv-program, #glamour-magazine, #magazines, #media, #mental-health-and-disorders, #people-magazine, #pop-and-rock-music, #spears-britney, #us-weekly

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Larry Flynt, Who Built a Porn Empire With Hustler, Dies at 78

As the publisher of a notorious sexually explicit magazine, he found himself at the nexus of a cultural and legal war and became an unlikely free-speech hero.

#deaths-obituaries, #flynt-larry, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #hustler, #indecency-obscenity-and-profanity, #libel-and-slander, #magazines, #pornography

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Washington Post, Reuters and Los Angeles Times Search for New Top Editors

In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired.

#adler-stephen-j, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #associated-press, #baquet-dean, #baron-martin-d, #brown-tina, #buzzfeed-inc, #chan-sewell, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #espn, #huffington-post, #ishmael-stacy-marie, #lacey-marc, #los-angeles-times, #magazines, #merida-kevin-1957, #min-janice, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #patel-nilay, #pearlstine-norman, #peretti-jonah-h, #reuters-group-plc, #ryan-carolyn, #ryan-frederick-j-jr, #turner-julia, #verge-the-vox-media-llc, #vox-media-inc, #washington-post, #wired-magazine

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Sharon Begley, a Top Science Journalist, Is Dead at 64

Long at Newsweek, she was regarded as one of her generation’s pre-eminent science writers. An “Enlightenment-era figure,” Jon Meacham said.

#begley-sharon, #deaths-obituaries, #magazines, #news-and-news-media, #newsweek, #science-and-technology, #statnews-com, #writing-and-writers

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My Totally Normal Addiction to Buying Teen Magazines on eBay

Sassy magazine helped me get through my teens. Now I turn to my collection for a different kind of comfort.

#computers-and-the-internet, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines

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The Story of 2020 in 52 Magazine Covers

We spent a year documenting our design process. Looking back, we realized we were telling a bigger story, too.

#design, #magazines, #new-york-times, #two-thousand-twenty

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Anna Wintour on the Kamala Harris Cover

Vogue’s editor-in-chief gives an exclusive on the cover and discusses diversity at Condé Nast.

#fashion-and-apparel, #harris-kamala-d, #magazines, #vogue, #wintour-anna

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Vogue Cover Did Kamala Harris Wrong, Internet Says

The vice president-elect is on the cover of the U.S. fashion magazine. Many people are not happy with the result.

#black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #first-ladies-us, #harris-kamala-d, #magazines, #mitchell-tyler-photographer, #photography, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vogue, #wintour-anna, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

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The Cut Finds Its New Top Editor at Teen Vogue

Lindsay Peoples Wagner will leave her job as the editorial leader of the Condé Nast publication to take over New York Magazine’s style and culture site.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #fashion-and-apparel, #haskell-david, #hiring-and-promotion, #magazines, #new-york-magazine, #peoples-wagner-lindsay

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Paige Rense, Trendsetting Editor of Architectural Digest, Dies at 91

Showcasing the lavish homes of world leaders and celebrities, she and her magazine became powerful forces in interior design.

#architectural-digest, #deaths-obituaries, #design, #interior-design-and-furnishings, #magazines, #noland-paige-rense

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Barbara Rose, Critic and Historian of Modern Art, Dies at 84

She wrote a celebrated college textbook, but, extending her reach beyond academia, she preferred exploring the unfolding art of the present.

#art, #art-in-america-magazine, #books-and-literature, #deaths-obituaries, #magazines, #new-york-magazine, #rose-barbara, #stella-frank, #vogue

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Condé Nast Puts Anna Wintour in Charge of Magazines Worldwide

The veteran editor gets more power and two new job titles — chief content officer and global editorial director of Vogue — as part of a broader shake-up.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #astley-amy, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #enninful-edward, #lynch-roger, #magazines, #marchetti-simone, #thani-divia, #vogue, #welch-will, #wintour-anna

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Ben Bova, Science Fiction Editor and Author, Is Dead at 88

As editor of the magazines Analog and Omni, he was a champion of a new generation of authors, including George R.R. Martin.

#analog-science-fiction-and-fact-magazine, #books-and-literature, #bova-ben, #deaths-obituaries, #magazines, #martin-george-r-r, #omni-magazine, #science-fiction, #writing-and-writers

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Restaurants Forge Ahead Without Indoor Dining

The second wave of the coronavirus has brought a new hardship for restaurants, which now confront a winter with no indoor dining.

#brooklyn-magazine, #cuomo-andrew-m, #magazines, #new-york-city, #restaurants, #shutdowns-institutional

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Biden and Harris Are Time’s Persons of the Year for 2020

The magazine chose the president-elect and the vice president-elect over frontline health care workers (along with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci), the racial justice movement and President Trump.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #floyd-george-d-2020, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #harris-kamala-d, #magazines, #media, #national-institute-of-allergy-and-infectious-diseases, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #time-magazine, #today-tv-program, #trump-donald-j

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Bad Sex in Fiction Award Is Canceled, as 2020 Was Bad Enough

Editors of the Literary Review, which has given the award for almost 30 years, said the public had been “subjected to too many bad things this year to justify exposing it to bad sex as well.”

#awards-decorations-and-honors, #books-and-literature, #contests-and-prizes, #great-britain, #literary-review-the, #magazines, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sex, #writing-and-writers

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The Atlantic Plucks Wired Magazine’s Top Editor as Its New C.E.O.

Nicholas Thompson is leaving Condé Nast for the top business job at the venerable publication owned by Laurene Powell Jobs’s Emerson Collective.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #atlantic-the-magazine, #bradley-david-g, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #emerson-collective, #goldberg-jeffrey, #jobs-laurene-powell, #magazines, #thompson-nicholas-1975

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Endless Subscribers: Pro Surfers Follow a New Path to Stardom

In the digital era, a carefully crafted persona has become more valuable than contest results.

#magazines, #surfer-magazine, #surfing, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #world-surf-league

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Emily Ratajkowski, Nude Photographs and Justice

Emily Ratajkowski accused the photographer Jonathan Leder of assault and using photos against her wishes. Other women say they have similar experiences.

#advertising-and-marketing, #art, #brooklyn-nyc, #domestic-violence, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #models-professional, #nudism-and-nudity, #photography, #ratajkowski-emily, #woodstock-ny, #your-feed-fashion, #your-feed-internet-culture, #your-feed-selfcare

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Robert Sam Anson, ‘Bare-Knuckled’ Magazine Writer, Dies at 75

He covered wars, politics and brash, complicated men — like himself. His profile subjects included Oliver Stone, Tupac Shakur and David Geffen.

#anson-robert-sam, #books-and-literature, #deaths-obituaries, #magazines, #news-and-news-media, #vanity-fair, #writing-and-writers

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Can Fashion Photography Survive the Pandemic?

Glossy magazines are going digital. Brands are shutting down. The fantasy images of women in ball gowns with elephants may soon be no more.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fashion-and-apparel, #jarvis-shaniqwa, #lemons-quil, #luchford-glen, #magazines, #mitchell-tyler-photographer, #photography, #walker-timothy-1970, #your-feed-fashion

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The Newest Thing in Fashion? Old Clothes

Disposability is no longer chic. A new magazine joins a host of big brands in exploring the joys of upcycling.

#display-copy-magazine, #fashion-and-apparel, #magazines, #recycling-of-waste-materials, #shopping-and-retail, #sustainable-living, #thrift-shops, #upcycling, #your-feed-fashion

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Cook’s Country Gets a New Editor, Toni Tipton-Martin

Her appointment at the America’s Test Kitchen magazine comes as the food media addresses racial inequality.

#americas-test-kitchen-llc, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #cooks-country-magazine, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #food, #magazines, #the-jemima-code-two-centuries-of-african-american-cookbooks-book, #tipton-martin-toni

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Investigations at Essence Find No Evidence of Abusive Work Culture

Two law firms interviewed current and former employees after an anonymous essay accused company leaders of bullying and harassment.

#black-people, #bullies, #dennis-richelieu, #discrimination, #essence-magazine, #magazines, #morgan-lewisbockius, #proskauer-rose, #sexual-harassment, #wanga-caroline-a, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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Julia Reed, Chronicler of Politics, Food and the South, Dies at 59

In Ms. Reed’s writing for Newsweek, Vogue and other publications, her canvas included the follies of the powerful and the pleasures of Southern food.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #deaths-obituaries, #food, #gardengun-magazine, #magazines, #reed-julia, #southern-states-us

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Charlie Hebdo Republishes Cartoons That Prompted Deadly 2015 Attack

The decision by the French satirical magazine to recirculate cartoons about the Prophet Muhammad and Islam coincides with the start of a long-awaited trial for the attack that killed 11 of its staff.

#cabut-jean-1938-2015, #cartoons-and-cartoonists, #charlie-hebdo, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #freedom-of-the-press, #kouachi-cherif-1982-2015, #kouachi-said-1980-2015, #magazines, #muslims-and-islam, #politics-and-government, #terrorism

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I’m Still Reading Andrew Sullivan. But I Can’t Defend Him.

He’s one of the most influential journalists of the last three decades, but he’s shadowed by a 1994 magazine cover story that claimed to show a link between race and I.Q.

#blogs-and-blogging-internet, #intelligence-and-intelligence-tests-iq, #magazines, #media, #new-republic, #new-york-magazine, #race-and-ethnicity, #same-sex-marriage-civil-unions-and-domestic-partnerships, #sullivan-andrew, #writing-and-writers

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French Magazine Sparks Outrage Over Racist Depiction of Black Lawmaker

Danièle Obono, a French-Gabonese lawmaker, was portrayed as an enslaved African in a fictional narrative that she described as a “political and racist attack.”

#africa, #colonization, #daniele-obono, #france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #magazines, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #slavery-historical

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Fashion Advertisers Rediscover Black Models

In the fall ad campaigns, race-conscious casting now matters. Is it progress, or is it cynicism?

#advertising-and-marketing, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #fashion-and-apparel, #luxury-goods-and-services, #magazines, #models-professional, #race-and-ethnicity

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Ray Cave, Influential Time Magazine Editor, Is Dead at 91

After bringing big changes to Sports Illustrated in the 1960s and ’70s, Mr. Cave had an equally significant impact at Time.

#cave-ray, #deaths-obituaries, #magazines, #news-and-news-media, #sports-illustrated, #time-magazine, #time-inc

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2 Black Staff Members Quit Bon Appétit as Tensions Over Race Continue

Troubles at the magazine surfaced in June, when the top editor resigned under pressure after staff members complained of a toxic culture.

#bon-appetit-magazine, #conde-nast-publications-inc, #discrimination, #lynch-roger, #magazines, #wintour-anna

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The Wild Story of Creem, Once ‘America’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll Magazine’

A new documentary traces the rise and fall of the irreverent, boundary-smashing music publication where Lester Bangs did some of his most famous work.

#bangs-lester, #crawford-scott-1972, #creem-magazine, #creem-americas-only-rocknroll-magazine-movie, #detroit-mich, #documentary-films-and-programs, #magazines, #pop-and-rock-music, #writing-and-writers

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Oprah Magazine Features Breonna Taylor on the Cover

To highlight racism and police violence, O: The Oprah Magazine gives its cover to someone other than its founder for the first time.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #hearst-corp, #magazines, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #o-the-oprah-magazine, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #winfrey-oprah

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Hearst Magazines Names Interim Head to Replace Troy Young

Debi Chirichella, the division’s chief financial officer, will step in after the departure of Mr. Young, who was accused of making lewd remarks in the workplace.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #chirichella-debi, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #hearst-corp, #magazines, #young-troy

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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns

Troy Young was elevated to lead the magazine division in 2018 as the face of digital transformation despite complaints of bullying and harassment.

#cosmopolitan-magazine, #hearst-corp, #magazines, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #young-troy

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Hearst Employees Say Magazine Boss Led Toxic Culture

At Cosmopolitan staff meetings, workers complain of discrimination and tokenism. Former employees say Hearst Magazines president Troy Young made sexually offensive remarks.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #cosmopolitan-magazine, #discrimination, #esquire-magazine, #hearst-corp, #magazines, #race-and-ethnicity, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #young-troy

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Essence Names Interim Chief After Claim of ‘Abusive Work Culture’

An anonymous post on Medium that said it was written by current and former Essence employees is part of a social media campaign for change at the groundbreaking Black media brand.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #dennis-richelieu, #discrimination, #essence-magazine, #magazines, #race-and-ethnicity, #wanga-caroline-a, #women-and-girls, #workplace-environment

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Fashion Magazine Editors, Take a Page From Audrey Withers

During wartime London, she showed the way for British Vogue.

#british-vogue-magazine, #fashion-and-apparel, #london-england, #magazines, #withers-audrey, #world-war-ii-1939-45

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