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Friday, November 6, 2015

Magazines On-the-Go: MPA Summit Examines Mobile Media
Mobile Matters conference brings together magazine media leaders at Hearst Tower.
Hearst Corporation Officially Drops "Corp."
Paul Luthringer explained, it’s just easier. “We’ve simplified our communications: As one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses, all of our properties now reflect this trade name change. So going forward, when referring to us, simply ‘Hearst’ is correct.”
Q&A with SELF's Joyce Chang
"I think the magazine reflects many women. It reflects many of the women that I know. It reflects pretty much every single woman that I interact with. They each have an element of SELF within them." -Joyce Chang, Editor-in-Chief, SELF Magazine.
Just Like That, Nylon Has a New Editor-in-Chief
Melissa Giannini, who previously served as deputy editor, will step in for departing EIC Michelle Lee. Giannini has been at the publication for a little over three years (a release describes her as a "longtime employee") and previously worked at Spin and Martha Stewart Living.
Jim Brady Named ESPN Public Editor
ESPN has named Jim Brady its new public editor. Brady is currently the CEO of Spirited Media, publisher of the mobile news platform Billy Penn.
Angelina Jolie Receives WSJ. Magazine Innovator Award for Entertainment and Film
Jolie received the Award Thursday, and found a way to honor her late mother, actress and producer Marcheline Bertrand, in addition to her six children with Brad Pitt, her husband of just over a year.
Why Quartz Is Learning to Love the Homepage
While some publishers have de-emphasized the homepage as visitors increasingly come through social side doors, Quartz going in the opposite direction: It plans to refresh its landing page by the end of the year.
People on the Move in Magazine Media This Week
Condé Nast has a new executive vice president of corporate communications and more...
Vanity Fair Teases Robert Hughes Memoir
Cover Battle: Rolling Stone or Self
Joe McKenna Out at T: The New York Times Style Magazine
Cabana Magazine Celebrates Dedar Collaboration
Publisher of Denver's OUT FRONT Magazine Sues Billboard Giant Over Similar Name, Logo
Young Adults More Likely to Own Smartphone Than PC
BlackBerry Priv Review: BlackBerry May Win You Back with Android
News Flash: Ad-Blocking Is Not Marketing's Fault
Join industry experts for a recap of the groundbreaking research presented at the Print and Digital Research Forum in London. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Hearst Tower Auditorium, NYC. Register today.
The Ellie Awards 2016 Call for Entries is now posted at ellieawards.org. Founded in 1966, the Ellies are one of the most sought-after awards in print and digital journalism—every year nearly 1,800 entries are submitted. More than 100 finalists and winners will be honored at the Annual Ellie Awards Dinner, hosted by ASME, at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, February 1, 2016.
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