Luke Perry Tributes Hit Newsstands, Jason Priestley Says "Goodnight Sweet Prince"
The death of "Beverly Hills, 90210" and "Riverdale" star Luke Perry this week was front-page news for papers across the country, and now magazine tributes are hitting newsstands. As you'd expect, both People and Us Weekly devote their latest covers to him, running photos from his youthful heartthrob days.
Facebook Is Paying 12 Publishers for Watch Shows Starring Video Creators
Facebook is recruiting publishers, including BuzzFeed, Condé Nast and Complex Networks, to produce new Facebook Watch shows starring video creators, celebrities and other influencers.
How Publishers Are Using Facebook Groups to Have Frank Discussions with Readers
Condé Nast Traveler is launching new brands inspired by them: After two years running a Facebook Group to foster and develop a community built around a series of articles, Condé Nast Traveler is launching a new vertical based around that online community.
34 Million Unexpected Pageviews: A Novel News App (from China) Is Helping Publishers Draw Massive Traffic
In December alone, TopBuzz referred almost 34 million pageviews across Chartbeat publishers throughout the world. That’s a 36x increase from January 2017.
Man Inadvertently Proves That Hipsters Look Alike By Mistaking Photo (in MIT Technology Review) As Himself
It all started when MIT Technology Review published an article outlining the “hipster effect,” a phenomenon in which people eager to define themselves away from the mainstream all end up looking alike; think ironic facial hair, earthy flannels and craft brews in hand. Read more in The New York Post.
Meredith Ups Levene to President, Chief Digital Officer, National Media Group
Levene will oversee all digital content and products, strategy, sales and operations across the National Media Group and will work closely with Alysia Borsia.
British GQ Dives into Luxury Events with GQ Heroes
On Tuesday, the title will reveal the details of the inaugural GQ Heroes, which will run from May 8 to 10 in association with the British multibrand designer retailer Flannels. GQ is promising an “intimate, entertaining and interactive event of intense learning, debate and informative discussion,” with tickets costing 2,000 pounds, including accommodation, meals and a gala dinner.