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Monday, June 23, 2014

Time CEO Ripp: We’re Not Just a Magazine Company
Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp discusses publishing in the digital age with Bloomberg’s Stephanie Ruhle on “Market Makers.”
Sports Illustrated Prepares Its First Fantasy Sports App, Complete with Betting
Cuts of Wagers Could Open a New Revenue Stream for the Magazine: The app, Fan Nation, will allow users to take part in the fastest growing segment of fantasy sports, daily play, where participants select a new team each time they play and then square off against a friend or random competitor.
The 60-Second Interview with Ariel Foxman, InStyle Editor
Foxman answers questions on everything from his impressions of the recent spinoff, digital media, revenue streams, the competition, the Nine West collection launched in 2013, and the now infamous story of what he wore to his first magazine job interview and why.
Vanity Fair’s Fall Conference Taps Power of the Rolodex
For the conference, which will coincide with the 20th anniversary of the magazine’s annual “New Establishment” list of influential people in early October, 350 people will be charged $5,000 each to attend. Speakers include Jonathan Ive, Apple’s design chief; Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York; and Gen. Keith B. Alexander, the former director of the National Security Agency.
The New Republic Expands Policy Coverage Online with Q.E.D
The New Republic will launch a domestic policy and politics vertical on Monday that Senior Editor Jonathan Cohn considers directly in line with the magazine's century-old mission.
Publisher Felix Dennis Dead at 67
The businessman first found fame as one of the founders of 60s counterculture magazine Oz, which was caught up in a high-profile obscenity trial in 1971. He went on to found Dennis Publishing, which published titles like The Week, Your Spectrum and men's magazine Maxim.
What's Next for Cannes in 2015: More Categories or Less? Plus a Roundup of Who Won What
Blue-Chip Advertisers' Spending Hits Record $109B, Passing Pre-recession Peak
GQ, Details Fete Men's Week in Milan
Anna Paquin Gets Naked for Entertainment Weekly Cover
Venus Williams and Tomas Berdych Go All-Nude for ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue
Rob Hewitt and Ezra Dyer Join the Ryan D'Agostino-Led Popular Mechanics
Wired Promotes Stefanie Rapp
Former Obama Adviser Alyssa Mastromonaco Joins Marie Claire as Contributing Editor
Melissa Ventosa Martin Joins Self
¡Viva, Las Vegas! Michael Uriate Is Greenspun Media Group Director of Marketing & Events
Seeking Engagement, Media Firms Toss Readers the Keys
Publishers, Content, and Engagement—Oh My!
ESPN's New Home for SportsCenter
Vice Has Many Media Giants Salivating, but Its Terms Will Be Rich
Bart & Fleming: Why Nikki Finke Won’t Be Coming Back
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Leading the Social Network's Shift to New "in-the-Moment" e-Commerce
Apple Plans Multiple Designs for Smartwatch
What If the New York Times Ended Its Daily Print Edition?
Whose Existential Crisis Is More Severe? Adland's or the Media World's?
Stop the Presses! Trust In News Media at All-Time Low
Programmatic TV: Bringing Sexy Back, Ad Dollars, Too
The Neo-Age of Mobile
Brent Poer, president of LiquidThread North America, is a powerful marketer of many strong opinions and lots of boldface clients, including world class marketers P&G, Walmart and American Honda Motor Company. Come hear this top advertiser and creative force reveal how to make the tablet a better experience for advertisers and consumers. MPA CHEW ON THIS bring-your-lunch series, NYC, Thursday, June 26.
Come hear the key principles for creating viral content from Jonah Berger, author and associate marketing professor, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Berger has spent the last decade studying how social influence works and will discuss the science behind contagious content at MPA’s upcoming Chew on This presentation on Thursday, July 17. Register today – the first 35 attendees will receive a copy of Berger’s book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On.
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.

Tim Burton's Batman was released June 23, 1989, 25 years ago today, and it is the best mainstream comic-book movie ever made in the opinion of Esquire's Steve Bryant.