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Recent People Moves in Magazine Media
Bloomberg, Garden & Gun, Harper's Bazaar, Woman's Day, Southern Living, and Maxim all recently made hires or key promotions.
Time Inc. Partners with GumGum to Overlay Ads on Images
Time Inc. struck an exclusive deal with digital marketing platform GumGum, the self-proclaimed inventor of in-image advertising, allowing the publisher to provide GumGum's image-overlaying technology to advertisers across its digital portfolio.
New Publisher for Dr. Oz Magazine
Jill Seelig, a former publisher and chief revenue officer of O, the Oprah Magazine, will take over. Seelig was parked as senior vice president/corporate development at Hearst since exiting O in October 2014.
Pamela Anderson Covers Playboy’s Final Nude Issue
Not only will Anderson appear on her record 14th Playboy cover, she also took part in her 15th pictorial for the magazine. It will be the final photo spread to feature nudity within the pages of this publication.
Paris Hilton's Bare Butt in Her Paper Magazine Spread May Finally Just End the Internet Once and for All
Move over, Kim Kardashian West(‘s butt). Paris Hilton is on her own quest to “break the Internet,” and she may get her wish.
Wine Spectator Runs TV Ads
Timed to coincide with its December 31, 2015 issue, highlighting “Top 100 Wines of the Year,” Wine Spectator’s 30-second spot uses beautiful landscape and lifestyle imagery to give viewers a taste of “The Wonderful World of Wine Spectator,” according to the tagline.
Maxim Fraud Trial Drags on with Parade of Duped Investors
Federal prosecutors continued to press their case against a former New York lawyer accused of concocting a fraud to buy Maxim magazine by presenting yet another potential investor who backed out of the deal.
Lawyer Accused of Aiding Maxim "Scammer" Says He Was Duped Too
Harvey Newkirk, the ex-Bryan Cave lawyer on trial for allegedly helping Calvin Darden Jr. dupe potential investors in an ultimately futile bid to buy Maxim magazine, took the stand in his own defense on Thursday.
Rachel Roy, Others Share Personal Insights at Fortune Summit
In speaking to Fortune assistant managing editor Leigh Gallagher, Roy described her experience with a former partnership with The Jones Group and her legal battle to maintain the rights to use her name after her business was acquired in 2013 by Sycamore Partners and it fired much of her staff.
Forbes Expands EMEA Sales Team
Variety Promotes Brooke Turpin to VP, Global Consumer, Strategic Partnerships
Mark Robinson Joins Epic Magazine
More on Wall Street Journal Launches New Magazine, The Future of Everything
Gannett Brings Its Newspapers Under New USA Today Network Banner
Newspapers Warned on Pot Ads
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.
In Esquire: Are we helpless to stop mass shootings? Is anyone even trying to stop them? The good news is that the answers are No and Yes. The bad news: The person loading up hasn't gotten the news.