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Monday, February 10, 2014

Matt Bean Named Editor in Chief of Entertainment Weekly
Matt Bean has been named the new Editor in Chief of Entertainment Weekly. Bean was most recently Managing Editor of, a role he held since 2012. Prior to joining SI, Bean worked as an Editor and Digital Exec at Rodale for eight years.
Amy Poehler Blitz Continues with Ladies' Home Journal Cover
All in all, Parks and Recreation star Amy Poehler is putting together one heck of a 2014 media Q1, with still plenty of Q1 to go.
Eric Wilson Plays Nice
What's it take to lure an acid-penned New York Times reporter into the gossamer folds of InStyle? Ask front row scoop-slinger Eric Wilson, whose October defection to fashion's mass-iest megabook was the biggest head scratcher of the season. Or was it?
Kristen Stewart Touts Valley Roots in Marie Claire Magazine
Kristen Stewart vamps it up in a short and lacy dress for Marie Claire. Although her urban-chic style may indicate otherwise, the “Twilight” star, 23, tells the mag’s March issue that she’s just a regular Valley girl — and, like, totally proud of it.
Selena Gomez Unleashes Her Emotions for Seventeen Magazine
Selena Gomez has never been one to shy away from standing up for what she believes in and her Seventeen magazine cover is no exception. Taking the starring role this month, she's been modelling loads of tees with all sorts of slogans that mean a little something to her and we've got a sneak peek of the snaps for you wrap your eyes around.
New York Fashion Week: Style Editors to Follow on Instagram
Time Warner, Condé Nast Invest in Programmatic Buying Platform iSocket
Bill Keller, Former Editor of The Times, Is Leaving for News Nonprofit
Top Mags for Hitting the Slopes
'MAD' Magazine Goes Outside-The-Blocks with 'Lego Movie' Cover
Talking Tech | Ken Burns Debuts His First App
4 Reasons the Tablet Market Is Far from Dead
MediaVest Is the U.S. Media Agency of the Year
IAB Redefines Ad Engagement, Clarifies Core Metrics Cross-Platform
How Quartz Passed 5m Traffic Record in January
Open Road Acquires 15-Year-Old Ebook Publisher E-Reads
Yahoo to Partner with Yelp on Search
InMobi Launches Interactive Video Ad Platform to Help Advertisers Boost Sales on Mobile
Millennials More Likely to Browse, Make Impulse Buys
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Speakers include MPA’s Mary G. Berner, Hearst’s Michael Clinton, All You’s Nina Willdorf and Deborah Curtis, The Atlantic’s Corby Kummer and Jay Lauf, Glamour’s Cindi Leive and Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapaport—plus Richard B. Stolley, the founding editor of PEOPLE, and Dorothy Kalins, the founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Saveur.

It was well into the audition process for 12 Years a Slave when Steve McQueen began to despair. He’d seen over a thousand actors for the role of the long-­suffering Patsey, and no one quite had the “majestic grace” he thought the part required. By the time he watched the tape sent in by an unknown Kenyan actress named Lupita Nyong’o, he’d started to question his own judgment—“I just kind of rubbed my eyes in disbelief and needed someone else to confirm what I was seeing.” McQueen showed the audition to his 14-year-old daughter. Her response: “Wow. Who is she?”