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Magazine and Newspaper Publishing

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Thomas B. Morgan, Former Voice Editor, Dead at 87

    Thomas B. Morgan, former editor of the Village Voice, died of lung failure on Tuesday. He was 87. Morgan was installed as editor of the Voice on September 4, 1975. He left in 1976, after just one year with the paper. Prior to joining the Voice, Morgan worked as press secretary for Mayor John Lindsay ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    December 4, 2013

    STRIKE A POSE

    See Edward Steichen at the Whitney

  • Film

    April 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Condé Nast Elevator, We Hardly Knew Ye

    ​Almost as soon as it arrived, the snarky @CondeElevator Twitter account has made its exit. The account, which was allegedly composed of real quotes from inside the elevators at Condé Nast, went dark today with a contrite tweet from whoever's been controlling it:

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2011

    Condé Nast Elevator Maybe Outed?

    ​Game over. Multiple sources told The Daily Beast that the owner of the @CondeElevator Twitter is John Jannuzzi, a style editor at Lucky Magazine who also runs the popular Textbook tumblr. Jannuzzi hasn't admitted to anything, but he did tweet "This is fucking ridiculous" and "Frantic text message ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Condé Nast Elevator Twitter Really Has People Worked Up

    ​The @CondeElevator Twitter account, which purports to tweet real quotes from inside the elevators of the Condé Nast building, is attracting intense interest from a surprisingly large number of people. Are the tweeted quotes even real? A lot of them are simply too good to be true. Regardless, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    Katie Holmes Sues Star Over Drug and Scientology Claims

    ​Katie Holmes has sued the publishers of Star Magazine for libel, Entertainment Weekly reports. Star printed the story, "Katie Drug Shocker" and refused to retract it after Holmes asked. The story revolved around "Ms. Holmes' controversial use of the Scientology 'e-meter,'" which American Medi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Jack Griffin Fired at Time Inc., But Fighting Back; Bill Simmons Loads New Website

    Sports Guy Simmons​The warring of rich white men behind the scenes at magazine companies can be as dull as it sounds or, as in the case of Jack Griffin's firing from Time Inc. at the hands of Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, it can be amusing, provided the powerful people are pissy and willing to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2010

    New York Times Promises to Pay Back Billionaire Carlos Slim Three Years Early

    Slim​The richest man in the world will soon be a little richer. The New York Times Co., who put out a newspaper, have announced they will pay back a $250 million debt to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim by January 2012 instead of the previously agreed upon January 2015, Bloomberg is reporting. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    How Angry NYT Editors and HBO's Bored to Death Make the Case for Media Reporting

    ​Well, it's media reporting day-a-palooza here, which means that seven more people are reading this blog than they are on the average day. So while we're at it, here's how to explain the relevancy and case for a great media reporter like John Koblin, which involves two angry, high-level New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Conde Nast "Security" Accidentally Reports Shooter in Building

    ​About an hour ago we saw this rather disconcerting Tweet from @sfj (Sasha Frere-Jones): Not joke: "We have received reports that a firearm has been discharged on the 10th floor of 750 3rd Avenue. If safe, remain where you are." 750 3rd Avenue is the former site of Fairchild and currently th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Bon Appétit Is Moving to New York, Barbara Fairchild Is Moving On

    ​Here's a double whammy: Bon Appétit is moving itself from the wilds of Los Angeles to the Death Star Condé Nast headquarters in New York. And it is doing so without Barbara Fairchild, its longtime editor-in-chief.

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Ben Huh of "Cheezburgur" Fame Offers to Take Reddit Off of Conde Nast's Marijuana-Hating Hands

    ​Earlier today, it started breaking that Reddit -- the user-controlled web content aggregator recently purchased by Condé Nast, which has now been accurately described as "their most visable web property" -- wasn't allowed to run "Yes On Prop 19" ads supporting pro-legalization that Facebook ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    The Observer Gives Conde Nast Digital Good "Blowie"

    ​Yesterday, New York Observer editor-in-chief Kyle Pope squeaked out on Twitter: "Running an unabashedly positive story on the front of tomorrow's Observer. When's the last time that happened?" He won't find anybody who remembers when, because "unabashedly positive" stories aren't exactly the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Media-Running Jews to Join Islamic Terrorist Victory Mosque at Ground Zero

    Tenative Design for Ground Zero Cabal Flag by F. Kamer.​On the same day that the fascists on the Landmarks Preservation Committee voted down landmark status to a building two blocks from Ground Zero that's gonna become a mosque/end-zone touchdown dance for the world's Muslim population, what h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Last Laughs: Dave Weigel Re-Hired by Washington Post Co.

    ​Washington Post blogger Dave Weigel resigned a few weeks ago in the wake of his off-the-record emails being leaked from fellow Post blogger Ezra Klein's infamous DC email listserv, Journolist. One of the emails had him explaining that Matt Drudge should set himself on fire, which isn't inaccu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2010

    NY Times Glosses Over Their Own Free Money While Slamming Condé Nast, Financial Industry

    ​Today's New York Times features a fascinating look into big-money New York and the constant reach-arounds given by local government to the corporations that make this city what it is, for better or worse. "Companies We Keep, and Pay For" describes the subsidization process, in the form of gia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    'Gourmet' a "Burden," 'Bon Appetit' an "800-Pound Gorilla"

    ​In an interview with Advertising Age, Conde Nast's president-CEO, Charles H. Townsend, shed a little light on the demise of Gourmet. The decision to close the magazine while preserving Bon Appetit was, to no one's surprise, a matter of money. Among other things, Townsend told Ad Age that "[i] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Conde Nast Gives Gourmet Employees the Bum's Rush

    ​ A source close to the now-shuttered Gourmet magazine reports that employees have been given just 48 hours to clean out their desks and go. Some of the staffers had been there 30 years and more. Many have offices that are stacked to the ceiling with reference materials, framed works of art, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    Losing Money, the 'Times' Hits the Bottle

    The New York Times Company announced yesterday that it's starting a wine club. An un-bylined article in the Times' business section today reports that the new business, called (suprise) the New York Times Wine Club, is one of several ventures the company has been exploring as its advertising sales h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Times Co. Seeks 23% Cuts at Globe; Cartoonist Protests

    We thought the Boston Globe was home free, with union concessions in May keeping the paper going. But the New York Times Company, which runs the joint, wasn't content with the 8.3 percent giveback* and announced they were going to take 23 percent instead. And Times Co. is shopping the paper on th ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 4, 2009

    CHARGED UP

    A revival of Arthur Arent’s play Power

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Where Do I Rank, Famewise?

    Hey, bitches: I have been rated the fourth most fabulous newspaper gossip columnist/society contributor in NYC, according to famegame.com. And don't say "What the fuck is famegame.com?" It happens to be "a rapidly-growing website that maps and analyzes social connections and media attention to hel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2008
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • Specials

    October 18, 2005
  • News

    June 28, 2005

    Two-timed by Time

    The peril for the press of the corporate cave-in on plamegate sources

  • News

    June 28, 2005

    Two-Timed by 'Time'

    Corporate magazine caves in over Plamegate sources

  • News

    March 29, 2005

    Tab War

    The Post and the News duke it out, but circ probe is the main event

  • News

    September 14, 2004

    Brown-Skin Lady

    Suede magazine wants advertisers to see its true colors—and spend some real green

  • News

    November 6, 2001

    Are We Dead Yet?

    Media Industry Hit by Rolling Layoffs

  • News

    August 28, 2001

    Ski Writers vs. Moguls

    Freelancers Accuse AOL of a Rights Grab

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    Another Hachette Job

    Publisher Chops Down ‘George’ Magazine

  • News

    April 25, 2000

    The Boston T-1 Party

    Times Co. to Freelancers: Sign, or Else!

  • News

    January 18, 2000

    The Isaacson Connection

    AOL's Love-Hate Relationship With 'Time'

  • News

    October 19, 1999

    Leonard's Lips Are Sealed

    Were the 'New York Press,' New Times Shut Out of Bidding on the 'Voice'?

  • News

    October 5, 1999

    The Digital Rights Dilemma

    National Writers Union Wins Landmark Decision for Freelancers. Maybe.

  • News

    September 7, 1999

    Gray Hair? Pink Slip!

    At Condé Nast, If You're Postmenopausal, You're Dead

  • News

    June 29, 1999
  • News

    March 9, 1999
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