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Hearst Acquires Rodale's Magazine Brands

Following months of speculation about the future of magazine brands like Men’s Health, Women’s Health, and Prevention, Hearst announced late this afternoon that it has entered an agreement with Rodale to acquire the latter’s magazine and book publishing businesses, ending 87 years of family ownership at the Emmaus, PA-based wellness publisher. Rodale’s six wellness brands, the…

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The 2017 Folio: Show Begins

  NEW YORK—The most comprehensive industry conference serving the full breadth of the magazine-media space, the 2017 Folio: Show officially kicks off Monday at the Hilton Midtown in New York. Featuring over 100 industry speakers across more than 50 breakout sessions, the program features something for every specialty: from content creation, to marketing…

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S.I. Newhouse Jr., Longtime Chairman of Condé Nast, Dead at 89

Samuel Irving "S.I." Newhouse Jr., one of the giants of the magazine publishing industry, passed away on Sunday, just four days after another iconic figure, Hugh Hefner, died last week. Newhouse's family confirmed that he died in his New York home "after a long illness." Newhouse, together with his brother Donald,…

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5 Companies that Should Try to Buy Rolling Stone

Wenner Media started 2017 owning Us Weekly, Men’s Journal, Glixel and 51% of Rolling Stone. Now all that remains are the latter two, but the company revealed to The New York Times that its looking to unload its stake in its flagship brand. We can’t really say we’re surprised, given…

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Edward Felsenthal Succeeds Nancy Gibbs as Time's Editor-in-Chief

In a whirlwind week for magazine media that saw some of the top editors in the industry stepping down, including Vanity Fair’s Graydon Carter and Elle’s Robbie Myers, Nancy Gibbs also departed Time. Now, in a development coming this morning, Edward Felsenthal has been named the new editor-in-chief of Time.…

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Elle Names Nina Garcia Its Next Editor-in-Chief

Nina Garcia will be the next editor-in-chief of Elle, Hearst Magazines revealed today. The announcement comes a day after longtime editor-in-chief Robbie Myers informed staffers that she intends to step down from the role she’s held for 17 years after joining from Mirabella magazine in 2000. Garcia — a fellow Mirabella alum who has served as creative director of Hearst…

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Graydon Carter to Step Down After 25 Years at Vanity Fair

Graydon Carter, editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair, announced today that he is stepping down from his role at the magazine after a 25-year run. “I want to leave while the magazine is on top,” Carter told The New York Times. “I want to leave while it’s in vibrant shape, both in the digital realm…

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min Award Winners

2017 min Award Winners Announced! Congratulations to the winners of three of min's most competitive recognition programs: min's Magazine Media Awards, min's Media People Awards, and min's Campaigns of the Year Awards! As magazine media continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, these winners have demonstrated the value of innovation, collaboration,…

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Competitor Magazine Rebrands as Competitor Running

On newsstands this month, the September issue of Competitor magazine appears not only with a new look, but a new name to boot. In a move that coincides with the title’s 30th anniversary, executive editor Nicki Miller, who joined the brand in May, and VP of media Jessie Sebor, recently promoted from editor-in-chief…

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Texas Monthly Pledges Subscription Proceeds to Harvey Relief

In the face of the catastrophic devastation that faces Texas and Louisiana after Hurricane Harvey, Texas Monthly announced last night that it plans to donate 100 percent of its new subscription proceeds (for the 24-hour period following the announcement) to relief efforts, closing at midnight Thursday night. But now, after raising $7,500 (about 370…