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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

The 17 Best "Star Wars" Magazine Covers of 2015
Fashionista culled together 17 issues featuring all the stars of the forthcoming "The Force Awakens," including Daisy Ridley, Lupita Nyong'o and more.
Try This "Holographic Magazine" for a 3D Read
With a wave of your smartphone or tablet, the pages of Funn Magazine reveal a new dimension of imagery. The futuristic publication is now raising funds on Kickstarter.
New Magazine Launches Hold Steady As "Bookazines" Abound
Keith Kelly writes, "According to the dean of magazine trackers, Samir Husni, a journalism professor at the University of Mississippi, new regular-frequency magazines held steady at 232 in 2015 compared to last year."
BPA: Digital Editions Gain Market Share
According to a new survey conducted by BPA Worldwide, an independent auditor of magazine circulation, nearly half of all business-to-business and consumer print magazines with BPA membership publish digital editions.
Q&A with Hearst’s David Carey: Likens the Media Business to Asymmetric Warfare
David Carey, president of Hearst Magazines, first fell in love with media at the Daily Bruin, UCLA’s newspaper, where the son of a grocery store clerk served as publisher to help pay his tuition. “Classifieds used to be a big thing,” he recalled the other afternoon at Hearst Tower, “And we pioneered…animated classifieds with hearts and everything—that’s the way that kids used to send flirty comments to one another.”
GQ’s Will Welch to Helm GQStyle As Editor in Chief
Welch, GQ’s current style editor, assumes the new role as editor after Condé Nast revealed plans for the glossy to up its frequency from biannual to quarterly last month.
Time Inc. Nabs PopSugar’s Jen Wong as President of Digital
At Time Inc., Wong will oversee the company’s digital and interactive strategies and operations, including its advertising-supported and subscription-based digital properties.
Q&A with InStyle’s Mariya Ivankovitser
WWW spoke to "InStyle’s über-talented art director, Mariya Ivankovitser," about her day-to-day life and how she got her start.
InStyle and Burberry Host Holiday Shopping Bash for Women’s Health
"The chic meter was set on “stunning” last night as InStyle magazine and Burberry hosted a holiday shopping bash to celebrate women’s health and raise money for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center," writes Erica Corsano.
Dennis Publishing Takes Soft Approach to Ad Blocking
Ziff Davis Tries Middle Ground Between Free and Paywall
Amelia Lester Departs The New Yorker
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.
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
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