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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Forbes Media CEO: Our Digital Traffic Has Grown Rapidly
Forbes CEO Mike Perlis gives a far-ranging interview on Forbes' recent successes, its staying power as a brand, and growth amomng younger audiences like Millennials. He also announces the kick off of Forbes Under 30 Summit Asia during a cNBC interview in which he discusses Forbes' impressive growth across platforms and explosive digital expansion.
W Magazine Cover Girl Cara Delevingne: She Dressed Like Spice Girls As a Kid, Loved Karaoke
The model turned actress will be joining Margot Robbie, Ben Affleck, Will Smith, and Jared Leto in Suicide Squad out Aug. 5. She also stuns in a blue Saint Laurent top as W Magazine's cover girl for its June/July issue.
Epicurious Is the Latest Publisher to Crack Down on Ad Blockers
For a new, six-week test, Condé Nast site Epicurious is serving a pop-up to ad blockers, requiring them to disable their ad blocking software or register in order to continue using the site.
Runner's World Brings a 16,300 Mile Run to Life
Runner’s World produced the multimedia feature “40 Million Steps” to give readers a better taste of what it's like to push the human body to extremes. The project is a detailed, interactive presentation of what it’s like to run 16,300 miles over the course of 622 days; the epic run Tom Denniss of Australia completed in 2013.
Joe Biden Discusses Fatherhood with Popular Mechanics
Vice President Joe Biden and Hunter Biden are Popular Mechanics’ latest cover stars. Inside the special issue on fatherhood, the pair discuss the bond between a man and his kids and the lessons they have learned from each other.
The First Fashion Magazine Cover Paying Tribute to Prince Has Arrived
Alyssa Vingan Klein writes "We knew that it was only a matter of time before a fashion title made a posthumous tribute to the legendary musician, and Harper's Bazaar Serbia beat all of the other books to the punch."
Bloomberg Media's Kinection Forms Content Partnership with Oracle
The aim of the campaign is to engage finance leaders across Europe, Middle East and Africa to "explore the changing role of today’s CFOs as they become increasingly empowered by data and technology," according to a statement from Bloomberg Media.
Famed Adman Bill Backer, Best-Known for Coca-Cola's 'Hilltop,' Dies - Legendary Creative Was 89
Backer, the ad giant behind the world's most famous ad, Coca-Cola's "Hilltop," which had a prominent role in the finale of Mad Men, died on Friday.
Imagination Award Winners Revealed at IMAG Conference
The winners of the inaugural Imagination Awards, recognizing the best work produced by independent magazine media brands, were revealed by the Association of Magazine Media (MPA) in San Francisco last week as part of the IMAG 2016 proceedings.
The Real Bias Built in at Facebook
Top 3 Sites Provide 20% of Online News
David Carr’s Twitter Account Overrun by Porn Spambot
Google Partners with Media Outlets for Virtual Reality Platform
Take a Tour of MAD Magazine with Their Idiot in Chief
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In Popular Mechanics: "We have an expression in our family: If you have to ask for help, it's too late. We're there for each other. I have a rule for every single staff member who's ever worked for me in forty-two years: If you ever come to work when your kid has an important function, no matter what you're doing for me—if you ever show up for me and you miss your wife's birthday or your husband's birthday or your kid's thing, don't work for me. And I mean it. That is the God's truth. I can swear on my word as a Biden." Vice President Joe Biden.