Monday, December 28, 2015
Hearst Plans to Launch New Print Products, Partner with Tech Companies in 2016
In a year-end letter to staffers, Hearst Magazines president David Carey said the company plans to launch new print products and partner with “next-generation content creators and technology companies” next year.
At the Newsstand: Money and Finance Titles Reviewed
Fortune, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Forbes, Bloomberg Businessweek, TIME, The New Yorker, and New York are reviewed this week.
GQ Is Now Blocking Its Readers Running Ad Blockers
Condé Nast is the latest publisher to join the war on ad blocking. Its GQ magazine is preventing people using ad blockers from accessing its site with a popup asking them to disable their ad blockers or pay 50 cents to read an article.
Forbes Blocks Ad Blockers, Launches Agency Council
Users who agree to turn off their ad-blocking software are rewarded with an “ad-light experience,” with no ads featuring data-intensive auto-play video or animation, in the hopes that they may be persuaded to remove Forbes from their personal list of ad-blocked sites.
Modern Luxury Names Randy Hano Chicago Group Publisher
Hano will lead the company's portfolio of publications in the Chicago area, including CS magazine, Men's Book Chicago, Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago, NS magazine, Modern Luxury Brides Chicago and Charity & Social Datebook.
Digital Editions: "The Little Engine That Could" of Magazine Publishing
Digital editions have taken off in the past few years, and new developments could take them even higher.
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Johnson Publishing Loses President of Cosmetics Biz
Mr Babe: Japan Launches Style Magazine for the Larger Man
In New York's The Cut: "Helmut Newton may be best known for his provocative, sexually charged portraits, but he didn’t shoot what he considered his first nude until 1980. Before that, he'd spent decades shooting for the biggest fashion magazines of his time: Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Marie Claire; '60s titles like Nova and Queen; and just about every Vogue possible, including French, British, Australian, German, Italian, and American."